CHANDIGARH, MAY 6
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi has approved the Haryana Technical Education Department proposal for starting Diploma in Vocational Engineering (D. Voc.) in association with Industry Partners at five Government Polytechnics with an intake of 25 seats per course.
While stating this here today, Haryana Technical Education Minister, Mr. Ram Bilas Sharma said that these included Government Polytechnic Manesar (for Automotive Manufacturing Technology), Government Polytechnic Mandkola (for Refrigeration and Air conditioning), Government Polytechnic Sonipat (for Industrial Tool Manufacturing), Government Polytechnic Uttawar (for Medical Imaging Technology) and Government Polytechnic for Women Faridabad (for BFSI).
He said that these courses will facilitate in bridging the industry-academia needs by providing a complete set of skill and knowledge, hands-on customized industrial training making the students job ready by establishing close relationship with the industries. In addition, Bachelors in Vocational Engineering (B. Voc.) in collaboration with Industry Partners in Food Production and Production Technology at CDL State Institute of Engineering and Technology, Panniwala Mota, Sirsa, Production Technology at State Institute of Engineering and Technology Nilokheri, Karnal, Software Development at CRS State Institute of Engineering and Technology Silani Kesho, Jhajjar and Electronics Manufacturing Services at RBS State Institute of Engineering and Technology Zainabad, Rewari has also been approved. As there was no polytechnic in Yamuna Nagar offering diploma course in pharmacy, the proposal of the Department for starting diploma course in Pharmacy at Government Polytechnic, Hathnikund, Yamuna Nagar has also been approved by AICTE with effect from the academic year 2018-19.
Mr. Sharma said that the proposal of the Department for conversion of Government Polytechnic for Women Morni, lying in hilly terrain into Co-Educational Institution has also been approved by the Council. This would ensure proper utilization of the resources by creating an opportunity both for boys and girls of the region for taking admission in AICTE approved diploma courses namely Architecture Assistantship, Medical Lab Technology and Computer Engineering.
He said that Centres of Excellence are being established by prominent Organizations and Industries namely Maruti Suzuki Ltd. (MSIL) for Manufacturing Practices at Government Polytechnic Manesar alongwith Innovation and Incubation Centre, Hero Moto Corporation for Automobile and Automation at Government Polytechnic Sonipat, BSNL Haryana Circle for Telecommunications at CR Polytechnic Rohtak, Jindal Steel Limited for Steel Industry at Government Polytechnic Hisar and Daffodil Softwares for IT Industry at Government Polytechnic, Hisar. Similarly, Power Grid Corporation of India would also establish Centre of Excellence for the power sector at the Institute mutually agreed upon. Besides this, the efforts made towards strengthening industrial ties by the way of signing more than 17 MoUs with prominent Public Sector Organizations and Industries of repute were also praised by the Vice Chairman, AICTE.