Tata Motors and IIT Bombay have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a technological partnership in areas of mutual benefit and interest. Series of interventions have been identified to cater to a future-ready organization.
Gajendra Chandel, Chief Human Resource Officer, Tata Motors Ltd., and Professor Devang V Khakhar, Director, IITB, signed a five year MoU, with an objective to ensure the engineering needs of the future automotive industry. Under this MoU, joint R&D projects will also be undertaken for development of new technologies in various engineering domains.
This partnership will involve Tata Motors leveraging the top academic talent in the country. It will help the company to not only build its functional expertise through research collaboration but also contribute to strengthening the industry readiness of the talent stepping out of campuses through curricula building, live projects and various engagement interventions.
Tata Motors has clearly charted its technology roadmap. The Company has identified areas of excellence and to meet these requirement, it plans to create talent pool and be the destination of choice for automotive engineering professionals.
Speaking on this association, Gajendra Chandel, Chief Human Resources Officer, Tata Motors, said that with the rapidly changing Business landscape, it is imperative for Tata Motors to foresee and plan for a world-class, competent, talented and innovative workforce to retain its competitive edge. By working with an Institution like IIT Bombay, Tata Motors endeavor to continuously develop engineering skills not only within the company but also that of its academic partners.