Tata Motors, Amity Univ. partner to offer M.Tech degree in EV tech at UP-Lucknow campus
Tata Motors has announced a partnership with Amity University, Uttar Pradesh Lucknow campus to provide an M.Tech degree in EV technology to its employees working at the Lucknow Plant.
Aligned with the company's strategic objective, this company-sponsored program aims at enhancing employees' technical skills, thereby bridging skill gaps that prevail in the automotive industry and creating a future-ready organization.
This M-Tech degree programme will impart knowledge & skill requisite for the automotive manufacturing industry. Employees enrolled in the M-Tech program will undergo comprehensive training that is designed in two parts – technical orientation delivered through theoretical and practical sessions to be conducted at Tata Motors Campus and Amity University, Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Campus respectively. The course comprises 4 semesters, spread over 2 years, which will culminate in a 6-month comprehensive industrial project. These employees will be mentored and guided by industry leaders and will engage in practice sessions that entail significant business projects. Further to periodic assessment and on successful completion of the program, a certificate will be awarded by Amity University, Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Campus.
According to Mr. Ravindra Kumar G.P., President & CHRO, Tata Motors, said, "At Tata Motors, we are focused on sustaining an engaged and skilled workforce that is capable of delivering commitments made to our stakeholders. This association with Amity University, Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Campus will not only provide our employees a pathway for career growth and skills development but will help us build a future-ready workforce. With Tata Motors making significant investments in electric vehicles, this course will only enable our employees to keep up with the pace of technological advancement and have a deeper grasp of EV technology transition and other cutting-edge technologies."
According to Prof. (Dr.) Sunil Dhaneshwar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Campus said, "We are thrilled to be working with Tata Motors on this collaborative program. This mutually beneficial initiative will lead to a rich exchange of knowledge and will allow students to align with the latest industry practices. This program will help us develop a talent pool that would have an edge, equipped with advanced knowledge, and a narrowing skills gap."