Inaugurating the Centre, the Union Minister said the amount of interdependence in a globalized world calls for significant value addition on several fronts such as packaging, research on transportation, warehousing and more.
“I hope the Centre of Excellence inaugurated today will help the logistics sector become more cost-effective, make the sector more competitive, create new jobs, export more, engage better with the world markets, expand outreach and bring more economic activity to India” he added.
Addressing the NITIE community Goyal opined that India is at a very nascent stage of industrial engineering training, research and study. “There is huge potential in industrial engineering, you can transform the future of this country by the work you are doing. A lot of industrial engineering goes also into sectors such as restaurant design and operations, e-commerce businesses and delivery of public services as well” the Minister added.
Speaking about NITIE, Goyal said, “When I saw the good work done by NITIE, I realized that some back-end support from Government will help in public, private and academia working together as stakeholders and partners”."
"NITIE, located in Powai, Mumbai is a leading Management Education Institute, pioneering in Engineering Management, and it is widely known for it transformative contribution in the field of supply chain management and operations, he added.