Dr. Ravi Bollina, Professor,School of Manufacturing Science & Engineering, Mahindra Ecole centrale – Hyderabad, has been invited as the Chief Guest at the TEQIP Sponsored Four Days National Level Workshop on Additive Manufacturing, 3D printing & 3D scanning, being held from 26th to 29th May 2015 at M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore.Read More
As the clock struck 11 on the morning of May 14, 2015, a gathering of a few hundred people, continued to wait patiently for the arrival of a special guest. A few minutes later, he walked into the convention centre, amidst thunderous applause and a warm welcome from the students, staff and employees of Mahindra Ecole Centrale.
His Excellency Dr. APJ. Abdul Kalam mesmerized the gathering with his presence and thought-provoking words.
A lot has been said about the Make-in-India campaign. The idea behind launching this programme is to create employability for Indian youth. India has 560 million young people under the age of 25, and without adequate manufacturing capability and inability to participate in global production network, India’s demographic dividend may turn out to be a bane. Three other statistics should also be taken into consideration. One, India’s working population, which is currently estimated at 750 million, is going to be around 1 billion by 2020. The worst part is that close to 30% of Indian citizens with a bachelor’s degree are out of work.Read More