ABB Power Grids′ India team will support the institute in setting up a laboratory for smart electric grid technology and provide internship opportunities for smart electric grid for the students.
ABB Power Grids India signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Institute of Technology, Warangal (NIT-W) to drive smart electric grid education.
According to NIT-W, the institute will create an educational framework for reliable and clean power for all as part of the agreement. The institute will also develop a unique MTech programme in smart electric grid from the current academic year.
The technology firm will help NIT-W create a socially relevant and yet internationally acceptable curriculum, implement innovative and effective teaching methodologies, and sharpen focus on the wholesome development students at the institute over the next five years.
In addition to crafting the course content for programme, ABB Power Grids′ India team will support the institute in setting up a laboratory for smart electric grid technology and provide internship opportunities for smart electric grid for the MTech students and PhD scholars.
N. Venu, Managing Director, ABB Power Grids India, said: “Building the right talent pool is crucial for building a sustainable grid of the future. This agreement is part of our continued focus on education and skill development - aligned with Skill India initiative - and will help advance efforts in bringing power to all while cutting carbon emissions.”