GL Bajaj becomes first institute in UP to launch its own EVM Centre of Excellence for research and development on EV
TEN NEWS NETWORK
Greater Noida, 13th July 2023: GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management (GL Bajaj), a renowned educational institution in North India, proudly inaugurated its “EVM Centre of Excellence: The World of EV” in a grand event held at their Greater Noida campus. The occasion witnessed the esteemed presence of notable dignitaries, including the Chief Guest, General V K Singh, State Minister of Road Transport and Highways.
The newly launched “EVM Centre of Excellence: The World of EV” is set to become a pioneering platform for research, development, and innovation in the electric vehicle (EV) field. By fostering collaboration and knowledge-sharing among industry professionals, researchers, and policymakers, this Centre aims to accelerate the adoption of sustainable transportation solutions.
Understanding the significance of practical training, GL Bajaj has established the Centre of Excellence in collaboration with its alumnus, Alok Tripathi. This Centre is dedicated to enabling students to learn the conversion process of conventional vehicles into electric vehicles. Spanning over 3000 sqft of dedicated space provided by the institution, the Centre comprises a workshop and a battery assembly unit. This unique initiative allows students to gain hands-on experience in electric vehicle creation and learn from industry experts.
Inaugurating the event, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, General VK Singh said, “I commend GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management for establishing the EVM Centre of Excellence: The World of EV. This initiative reflects their commitment to driving sustainable transportation solutions in India. With the rapid growth of electric vehicles globally, it is essential for educational institutions to play a key role in research, development, and innovation in this field. I am confident that this Centre will pave the way for future advancements and contribute significantly to the growth of the electric vehicle industry in our country.”
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, Vice Chairman of GL Bajaj Educational Institutions, said, “First of all, I welcome all the esteemed dignitaries, and we are honoured to have their presence at this event. We are proud of our alumni who have brought glory to our institution through their successful ventures in the world of entrepreneurship. As we embark on a journey towards a sustainable and greener future in the electric vehicle industry, we eagerly anticipate the EVM Centre of Excellence: The World of EV becoming a hub of innovation and collaboration. This platform will not only equip our students with the skills and knowledge they need but also foster partnerships with industry professionals, researchers, and policymakers to drive the growth of sustainable transportation solutions.”
The event garnered significant attention, attracting over 1000 attendees, including notable MLAs and ministers, Director of GKM and members of various Skill Councils. GL Bajaj takes pride in its strong alumni network, which has facilitated meaningful connections between the institute and successful entrepreneurs. With the institute’s dedicated team of professionals and robust entrepreneurial support, GL Bajaj has contributed to the success of its students as young entrepreneurs.
Furthermore, GL Bajaj’s incubation Centre, the GL Bajaj Centre for Research and Incubation (GLBCRI), currently incubates 33 startups, the highest number among private colleges in Uttar Pradesh. Equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and resources, the Centre empowers students to develop their ideas and transform them into thriving businesses. Additionally, GL Bajaj offers mentorship and networking opportunities through its entrepreneurship cell, connecting students with industry experts and investors.