In light of the liberal economic and industrial policy recently adopted by the Govt. of India, the industrial scenario is fast changing. The emphasis has shifted to quality products and well trained manpower to produce such products. There has been a greater need for industries to depend on technical institutions for R&D and for supply of highly qualified and skilled manpower. Retraining of the work force has become major activity for all industries. There is, thus a good opportunity for institute to interact with industries for mutual benefits. The Industry-Institute Interaction would accrue mutual benefits and ultimate aim will be the creation of confidence in industry by the Institute which would result industries involving voluntarily the Institute at various stages of its development. The responsibilities and functions shall include ( but not limited to ) the following:
1 To evolve educational programmes which are consistent with the broad requirements of the industry and which can give rise to engineering personnel capable of coping-up with the accelerating pace of the technological development
2 To create adequate facilities of updating knowledge of professional engineers and technologists to meet growth and developmental needs of the industry
3 To coordinate the research and developmental activities of the two systems
4 Preparing / updating a comprehensive directory of technology experts in different fields of expertise and know-how and forging continuing links with them through various means of involvement like talks, guest (extension) lectures, research collaboration, students sponsored project/research guidance, seminars, industrial visits & Trainings (Staff & Students), consultancy work, study tours, participation in curriculum planning etc.
The Institution Industry Cell coordinator shall work in coordination with other cell coordinators and HODs.