Mangaluru, April 07, 2021: Mangalore Institute of Technology and Engineering (MITE) Moodabidri today announced the signing off an agreement with Toyota Industries Engine India Private Limited (TIEI), a pioneer in the business of manufacturing automobile engines and auto transmission parts. This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been arrived at skill development in the area of Engine manufacturing and finding value creating opportunities for Students, teaching faculty and industry personnel. The main objective of this collaboration is to focus on bringing successful opportunities that lead to skill development, training and consultancy in the area of Engine Manufacturing. The MoU also allows the exchange of Students, faculty and Industry executives between MITE and TIEI to enhance the overall competence in the above fields.The exchange of MoU Documents was done by Mr. B Parameswaran, Director - Corporate, TIEI and Mr. Rajesh Chouta, Chairman, MITE.
Mr. Santhosh Rao, Associate Vice President -HR, TIEI said that "In today’s ever growing Automobile industry, there is a strong need for skilled engineers who are well exposed to engine manufacturing technology and environment. Toyota Industries Engine India Pvt. Ltd. is committed to developing engineering skills of youth for Employability and happy to collaborate with MITE. We, at TIEI, strongly believe that this partnership would shape next-gen engineers. While the MOU aids in exposing students and faculty with the cutting edge technologies and industry practices, we are sure it would also provide us a budding engineers who are industry ready”.
The MoU will facilitate internship and plant visit for Students and Faculty members of MITE, to get the real time exposure of the Industry. TIEI will depute experts to deliver lectures and conduct workshops at MITE as part of deepening Industry and Academia relationship and exchange latest trends in Engine technology. The MoU will also focus on identifying best minds with innovative ideas who can be groomed by Mentors from TIEI. MITE will be conducting Hackathons and students with entrepreneurial ideas will be trained by Industry experts from Toyota. The MoU will also allow selected Students from MBA to attend the ‘Finishing School for MBA’ at TIEI Campus, so that the students can learn Practical Knowledge by interacting, observing and involving in the tasks assigned by Industry Mentors.
Speaking on the occasion of the MoU exchange, Mr. Rajesh Chouta, Chairman, MITE mentioned that “Technologies in the Industry are changing rapidly. It is really a challenge to keep pace with the fast-paced evolving Technologies. However, we at MITE are looking at developing our Student at par with the Industrial requirements focusing on the latest technologies. With the Centres of Excellence from SIEMENS, Bosch Rexroth, KPIT, we have always looked at grooming Engineers with the knowledge and skills as per the Industry requirements. With this MoU with TIEI, we will have our students trained on the Engine Manufacturing sector also, and give them an edge while they graduate and get recruited with Top MNCs across the globe. Our students will be trained with technologies that are currently been used in the Industry – thus making them ‘Industry Ready’.”
Toyota Industries Engine India is the core part of Toyota Industries Corporation, Japan. Having global presence with business interest in the areas of Material Handling Equipment, Electronics, Compressor, Textile Machinery and Engines. TIEI is engaged in manufacturing the heart of automobiles - the Engine. TIEI has been involved in the manufacture of critical transmission parts for the Toyota Group, since the year 2004. TIEI started the new Engine business in March 2016. This state of the art facility is the first Diesel engine plant of Toyota in India and third globally, after Japan & Thailand. Spread across 22 acres, the engine manufacturing plant operates with a production capacity of 108000 units/ year.
Established in 2007, MITE enjoys an impeccable reputation as a premier engineering college of Karnataka. With a spacious 74 acre lush green campus situated at Moodabidri, MITE prides itself on its many achievements which include a World Class Research Centre from Bosch and a Centre for Excellence from Siemens worth US $ 79 million. Also, MITE is recognized by KPIT as a Partner Institute & has MoU with world leader in Automation, UiPath. The MoU with Binghamton University, State University of New York has provided a step up towards advanced global learning by offering Certificate oriented courses by the University.