Swiss power major ABB India on Tuesday announced the company and the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR) have set up a digital simulation lab in Chandigarh.
The first-of-its-kind multi-physics ‘Simulation Center of Excellence’ (SCoE) in the country will enhance skill development for critical electro-mechanical equipment design and manufacturing, catalysing ‘Make in India’ for the students and the faculty members of the institute, according to a statement by ABB India.
The funding for the project is part of ABB India’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative.
The Center has added another feather in the cap of educational hub of Chandigarh and Mohali, having institutes of repute ranging from business schools to state-of-the-art research institutions. Chandigarh and its adjoining areas have also become a sought-after destination also for outsourcing industries.
Students from electrical and mechanical engineering departments of the institute have been working with ABB on online remote condition monitoring of motors and issues of motor casings.