Welspun Energy ties up with NMIMS

Senior executives at Welspun Energy will engage with students of NMIMS through fixed-term visiting assignments by lecturing on the nuances of this booming sector

April 23, 2013 9:55 IST | India Infoline News Service

Welspun Energy Ltd. (WEL) has entered into a unique partnership with Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) for regular exchange of knowledge & skills development in renewable energy industry. Both institutes will jointly develop and organize workshops, seminars and conferences for knowledge sharing. Internships and placements will also be offered by India’s leading renewable energy generator, for helping students develop practical knowhow about this upcoming industry. WEL has committed to set up a corpus for offering scholarships to five outstanding students.


WEL and NMIMS jointly signed and announced the partnership during the convocation ceremony organized in Mumbai.


Welspun Energy has been stressing on developing skills that are much needed by our industries. This collaboration is going to enable a steady exchange of knowledge, research and skills development to contribute to the causes and visions of the institution and the company.


Students will experience industrial visits to Welspun Energy’s solar and wind power plants across the country. Senior executives at Welspun Energy will engage with students of NMIMS through fixed-term visiting assignments by lecturing on the nuances of this booming sector.


Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Sindoor Mittal, Director, Welspun Energy Ltd said, “The idea is to make renewable energy industry more accessible to the younger generation and help young graduates acclimatize to become fully effective employees in a short time span. We are delighted to have partnered with India’s foremost institution like NMIMS and look to this engagement for developing green leaders of tomorrow”.


Commenting on the partnership, Dr. Rajan Saxena, Vice Chancellor, NMIMS, said, “India has an aggressive growth plan to develop its clean energy portfolio. NMIMS believes in preparing students for tomorrow in high-growth industries and partnering with Welspun Energy will help us to maximize career opportunities in the renewable energy sector. While certain knowledge and skills are transferable, there are sector specific skills unique to renewable energy which will need to be developed. The partnership will help conceptualize and deliver highly specialized programs at NMIMS”


This is Welspun Energy’s second engagement with a leading education institution this year. WEL has established a lab at the Gujarat Energy Research & Management Institute (GERMI) and its collaboration with Pundit Deendayal Petroleum University will soon be mentoring students in solar power projects.


Over 218036mn tons of carbon emissions are annually mitigated through Welspun Energy’s 131 MW commissioned renewable capacity. WEL will be commissioning Asia’s biggest 150 MW solar project in Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh this year and an aggregate 200 MW capacity is presently under development.

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