Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Rubber Skill Development Center to come up at SJCE

There is a growing demand for Rubber Science and Technology education research and Training in India. In the connection, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering to set up a Center of Excellence in Rubber Skill Development at its premises.

The center consists of testing laboratory, mini conference room, lecture hall and office facility. The center will facilitate education, research and training in rubber technology,  equipment facility required for testing of rubber and allied material, laboratories and other facilities.  

An MoU has been signed by SJCE with Indian Rubber Institute (IRI) to construct a three floored building at 10000 sq ft at college premises. If everything goes as per the plan, SJCE will become a nodal center in Karnataka State for vocational training for Rubber and Allied Industries.

Dr GM Shashidhara, Principal, SJCE said that JSS-IRI Rubber Skill Development Center is first of its kind in Karnataka. The center will bridge gap between industry and Academia for sharing of knowledge and serve as a national referral hub for organising workshops, demonstrations, symposium and  providing structured training programmes on Rubber Science and Technology for academia and industry.

IRI Secretary S Vasudevarao said that the center will be a nodal for Rubber Skill development and various operations in rubber. 'Our aim is to develop skilled manpower for Industries by providing training to the students. The center will also be used for vocational training, for skill development of people from Rubber and Allied Industry as per Rubber Skill Development Corporation (RSDC) under the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) Programme,' he added.
JSS Science and Technology University VC Sangameshwar said that  within a year the center will be ready for functioning. The Centre shall also have dedicated persons with special training to maintain the facilities and the instruments with highest level of performance and conduct workshops and training courses as and when required.

National / international conferences on Rubber Science and Technology will be held in different parts of India. The fund generated from such conferences will be utilised for building infrastructure for Rubber Science and Technology Education throughout the country through its branches, he added.

Who can undergo training
More than 20 forms of training will be provided for students, which include vocational training, short term training and one year courses.
SSLC passed or PU passed students are eligible to take the course.
Diploma in Rubber Technology and Post Graduate Diploma in Rubber Technology will be introduced for BE, Btech passed students. Stipend will be given for students during the training.  

With support of industries lot of activities will be conducted and hand on experience on handling machines, and various factors involved in rubber technology, including hazardous management techniques will be taught to the students. All India Rank will be given for students.

No comments:

Post a Comment