IEP Chandigarh October 21, 2022
Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh and the Indian Navy signed a MoU on 20 Oct 2022, to collaborate on aviation research and development, and to ramp up self-reliance efforts for the Indian Navy.
The MoU was signed by Dr Tejinder Kumar Jindal, HoD Aerospace Engineering Department, PEC and Captain P Vinayagam, Capt (APP), Indian Navy, in the presence of Senior Officers of the Indian Navy including V Adm Sanjay Mahindru, AVSM, NM, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff and R Adm Deepak Bansal, VSM, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Air Materiel).
The MoU provides a formal basis for the Indian Navy to interact with relevant faculty members at Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University) and will promote joint research programmes, Academia-Industry expert interaction, Joint skill development exercises in fields of mutual interest including sponsoring officers of the Indian Navy for masters and doctoral degrees.
Under this MoU, the areas of collaboration will fall under the domain of Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, with a focus on Propulsion, Material Sciences, Systems and Controls, Instrumentation and Sensors etc.
“It is a privilege for us to collaborate with the Indian Navy in these important areas of mutual interest. We look forward to the many exciting research and development outcomes that will emerge from this partnership,” said Dr Tejinder Kumar Jindal.
Regular interaction between Punjab Engineering College faculty members and Indian Navy officers will also be facilitated as a result of the collaboration.