Tata Motors steered into its second batch of BTech in Manufacturing Technology Programme, in partnership with Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (BITS, Pilani). This programme has been customised for Tata Motors’ employees to impart the knowledge & skill requisite for the Automotive Manufacturing Industry and includes subjects like Automobile Technology, Mechatronics, Automation, Manufacturing IOT, Industry 4.0 and many more. Employees will undergo comprehensive training that is designed in two parts – technical orientation delivered through classroom sessions, virtual labs and on-the-job training in state-of-the-art engineering, manufacturing & customer support facilities in Tata Motors. The course comprises seven semesters spread over 3.5 years, which will culminate in a six month comprehensive Industrial Project. On completion, a certificate will be awarded jointly by BITS, Pilani and Tata Motors Ltd.
“Through our partnership with BITS, Pilani we are able to push the boundaries of technical capabilities building of our employees, thus developing world-class technical talent at multiple levels of the organisation. With launch of yet another batch, the Industry-institutional partnership is strengthened further by Tata Motors, as we work on several such related projects that build world-class technical talent on one hand and faculties as well the ecosystem on the other,” said Gajendra Chandel, Chief Human Resources Officer, Tata Motors.
Prof. B V Prasad, Incharge Work Integrated Learning Programme (Western India Region) BITS, Pilani said: “We are extremely happy with this partnership with Tata Motors for these collaborative programmes. It is a mutually beneficial initiative which results in a tremendous amount of knowledge sharing. We hope to continuously work towards supporting Tata Motors in creating a talent pool narrowing the skills-gap.”