3.2.1

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3.2.1. Institution has created an ecosystem for innovations including Incubation centre and other initiatives for
creation and transfer of knowledge.

Institute Industry Interaction Cell.
1. To Promote Various Industrial Activities by the Faculty Members and Students.
2. To catalyze the further Growth and Development of Interaction between the Institute and Industry.
3. Research Oriented Projects which Suits to Industry Needs.
4. Consultancy which creates a Sense of owning among Faculty Members.
5. Provide Internships for Students in Industries.
6. To Bring about MOU’s and Agreements with Various Industrial and Research Organizations.
I. Need of Industry Institute Interaction Cell
1. Lack of Interest from both Sides.
2. Curriculum not planned as per Job Profile.
3. Education Imparted is not Job Oriented.
4. Insufficient Time Schedule Available.
5. Lack of Confidence and Professional Approach.
6. Obsolete Lab Facilities.
7. Goals of Both do not Match Fully.
8. Research not matching the Industrial Needs.
9. Rules Governing Different Organizations Differently.
10. Lack of Interest and Seriousness among students related to Summer and Winter Projects,
Industrial Visits and using Opportunity to Learn in Industry.
11. Hence, more than 70% Projects do not lead to Industrial Jobs.
II. Objectives

1. To Promote Various Industrial Activities by the Faculty Members and Students.
2. To catalyze the further Growth and Development of Interaction between the Institute and
Industry.
3. Research Oriented Projects which Suits to Industry Needs.
4. Consultancy which creates a Sense of owning among Faculty Members.
5. Provide Internships for Students in Industries.
6. To Bring about Mou’s and Agreements with Various Industrial and Research
Organizations.

III. Functions of Industry-Institute Interaction Cell include:

1. To Give Industrial Exposure to Faculty Members and Students, thus enabling them to
tune their Knowledge to cope with the Industrial Culture.
2. To assist the Departments in Organizing Workshops, Conferences and Symposia with
Joint Participation of the Industries.
3. Encouraging Engineers from Industries to visit Institution to Deliver Lectures.
4. To Organize Industrial Visits for Faculty Members and Students.
5. To Encourage Faculty Members to use their Expertise in Solving the Problems Faced by
the Industries, thus Creating Opportunity for Consultancy.
6. Industrial Testing by Faculty and Technician at Site, or in Laboratory.
7. To Organize In-Plant Training for the Students.
8. To Identify the areas for Executive Development Programmes in the Areas of Recent
Technological Advances.
9. To Assist the Departments in Establishing Rapport with Industries for taking up Mini
Projects and Projects.
10. To Coordinate/ Identify Industrial Partners for Proposing ‘Centre For Excellence’.
11. To Strengthen Alumni Relations.
12. To assist the Training and Placement Division.
13. Visit of Industry Executives and Practicing Engineers to the Institute for Seeing Research
Work and Laboratories.
14. Memorandum of Understanding between the Institute and Industries to bring the two
Sides Emotionally and Strategically Closer.
15. Visiting Faculty from Industries.
16. R&D Laboratories Sponsored by Industries at the Institute.

IV. Planned Activities under Industry-Institute Interaction Cell

1. Industrial Research & Consultancy
i. Industrial Research & Consultancy.
ii. Industrial Testing (Proofing & Calibration).
iii. Sponsored Industrial Research.
iv. Use of Industrial Labs by College.
v. Use of Specialized Database / Lab Equipment of the College.
vi. Research Guidance from Industry.
vii. Creation of Collaborative Labs / Testing Centre at the College.
viii. Joint Research Publication.
ix. Solutions for Field Problems.
x. Analysis & Design Problems.
xi. Research Fellowship Support.
xii. Joint Patents.
xiii. Creation of Industrial Chair to Support Research.
xiv. Continuing Education for Industry.

2. Continuing Education for Industry
i. Short-Term Training Programmes.
ii. Onsite Educational Programmes.
iii. Part time Educational Programmes.
iv. Collaborative Educational Programmes.
3. Industry-Institute Exchange
i. Visiting Faculty from Industry.
ii. Training Programmes / Short Term Assignments to the Faculty Members in
Industries.
iii. Joint Industrial Projects for Faculty.
iv. Participation of Industrial Experts in Curriculum Design.
v. Sabbatical Level Assignments to the Faculty Members and Other Areas of Mutual
Interest.

V. BENEFITS OF MUTUAL COOPERATION

1. To the Institution
i. Greater Resource Generation.
ii. Better Understanding of Industry Needs and Operations.
iii. Improved Quality of Faculty.
iv. More Relevant Curriculum.
v. Better Placement of Students.
2. To The Industry.
i. Can Get Opportunity to Express Skills and Qualities Required as per their Needs.
ii. Getinvolved in the Curriculum Development so that it meets theirs Requirements.
iii. Keepthe Workforce Skill Updated.
iv. Get Fresh and Work Ready Manpower and not Spend Time in retraining them.
v. Get their Research Work Done through Institute Collaborative Research Opportunity.

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