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The Shivaji University, Kolhapur (SUK) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aurangabad-based Indo-German Tool Room (IGTR).
Devanand Shinde, the SUK's vice-chancellor said that the IGTR is an International Organization for Standardization (ISO)-certified Tool Room and Training Centre. "It was established in 1990 and is the symbol of Indo-German co-operation targeted at promoting purposeful technical education for the youth in India," the VC said.
The university on Tuesday had called a meeting of college principals and industry representatives on Tuesday to stress on the importance of skill-based education.
"Since the university aims to set up a centre of excellence at its campus in the near future, this MoU, gives us a chance to develop skilled manpower. The university is prepared to provide education to create better skilled individuals,"
-Dr.Devanand Shinde, Vice-Chancellor, SUK
"The providing expert knowledge and information about ever-changing trends is a major criteria in the MoU. The MoU will pave the way for students to get to know about industrial requirements. We also plan to introduce short-term certificate courses which will prove quite helpful for students in their careers,"
- Hemant Kapse, IGTR-Managing Director \
"The IGTR was actively supported with generous assistance from the the German government, the Government of India as well as the state government. The organization implements its programme of technical training through its training centers located at Aurangabad. It also has sub-centres at Pune, Mumbai and Nagpur.
-Shivaji University, Kolhapur
Source- Prasad Prakash Patil, City Journalist, College Dekho