NIQR Student Chapter in MIT, Puducherry
NIQR Student Chapter in Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry was inaugurated on 16th September 2017. This is the 11th Student Chapter of NIQR Chennai Branch. Dr. V Swaminathan, National Vice President NIQR, was the Chief Guest for the inaugural function organised by the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the college premises at 10.00 AM.
Dr. B. Radjaram, Professor & Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering welcomed the gathering which included many dignitaries from NIQR, students and staff. Dr. S. Malarkkan, Principal of the college delivered the felicitation address and commended NIQR for the services it was offering through Student Chapters
Mr. C. V. Gowri Sankar, Secretary, NIQR Chennai Branch spoke about NIQR and its activities especially in the area of industry-institution interaction. He introduced the mentor of the Student Chapter, Mr. R. Ganesan, Trainer & Consultant – Quality & Management.
Mr. R. Ganesan in his address elaborated on the future skill demands of Industries and assured the students he will be ready to serve them at any time.
The Chief Guest, Dr. V Swaminathan in his address explained the importance of skill development for the future and advised the students to make use of opportunities created by NIQR to enhance their knowledge and be industry ready when they leave the institution.
Then the Student Chapter was inaugurated by the Chief Guest. The Chief Guest and other dignitaries presented Individual Student Membership Certificates to the students.
Mr. K. Manikandan, Chairman, NIQR Chennai Branch gave a lecture on ‘Electric Mobility’ where in he gave the changes human mobility is undergoing today, he outlined how the future of the industry will be influenced by global environmental policies.
Dr. V Swaminathan gave a lecture on "QUALITY SEEDS FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH OF ASIA". He covered a large spectrum of TQM activities and showed how the student community can benefit out of them.
Mr. S. Balaje, Asst. Prof. Department of Mechanical Engineering proposed the Vote of Thanks.