May 14, 2012 admin


LUDHIANA, MAY 14(Bharatsandesh news):    To promote upcoming talent in automotive institutes across the country and to build engineering prowess, Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M), Mumbai, a pioneer in the Indian automobile industry, organized a “Mahindra IGNITER’s Day” at the College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology (COAE&T) of the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) here today. The participative platform provided an opportunity to the PAU agricultural engineers to demonstrate their automotive talents and share their learning with fellow auto enthusiasts.   

Nikhil Grover, a PAU student, emerged as a winner of the contest and received an offer for the summer internship and a job passport for direct entry into recruitment interviews. Kunwar Pratap Singh and Rohit Kapila were declared as first and second-runners up in the technical paper contest and got the job passport. In the design contest, Rajkamal Dhillon, Mandeep Singh and Rohit Batta bagged the first, second and third position, respectively. A team of PAU students namely Ashwin Arora, Meetpal Singh and Kiran Sharma won quiz competition. All the winners got the job passport for starting their careers with visiting organization.

    In his remarks, Dr Gursharan Singh, Dean of Postgraduate Studies, emphasized the need for skilled manpower in the various organizations and lauded the initiative taken by M&M for shaping and enhancing the skills of budding professionals.

    The Dean of COAE&T, Dr PPS Lubana, exhorted the students to be in performance mode for achieving professional excellence in today’s competitive global economy. He appreciated the efforts of the organizers for engaging the students in competitive activity, thereby, developing healthy learning spirit and professional skills.

Dr Satish Gupta and Dr Vishal Bector, members of training and placement committee, said that in technical paper presentation contest, the students presented their new concepts on advanced products to be introduced in Indian agriculture. The presentations by the budding professionals of PAU were highly appreciated by the panel of experts of M&M, they added.

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