The Bannari Amman Institute of Technology (BIT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NORD Drivesystems India Pvt Ltd for information sharing and providing training opportunities for students. The college program focuses areas like gearboxes, industrial drives and related technologies. The MoU was signed by PL Muthusekkar, Managing Director, NORD India, and Dr AM Natarajan, Chief Executive, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology.
NORD has sponsored an automated conveyor belt, driven by a decentralised drive and a geared motor. A cut section model of helical bevel gear motor assembly has also been presented to the college. These Industry 4.0 display models are for the practical education of the students. NORD also showcased its ‘Extra Mile Service Vehicle’ demo of various products for the benefit of the students.
Pradeep Magar, Senior Manager – Engineering at NORD India, presented a guest lecture on introduction and nuances of gears and its selection for industrial applications, also elaborating upon the NORD Cloud Solution. “Our aim is to enhance student’s skills as they step out of college,” said Muthusekkar, about the novel initiative. He continued to express, “NORD endeavours to create a resource for students. This will help the students to be industry-ready. In future, the students have the opportunity to get direct mentors from the company.”
The Bannari Amman Institute of Technology is an autonomous engineering college located in Sathyamangalam, Erode district, in Tamil Nadu. NORD Drivesystems is a global company with proven expertise in design and development. The company deals in industrial gear drives, electric motors and electronic variable frequency drives.