A division of United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney, has made a deal with YMCA University of Science and Technology based in Faridabad. The deal of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the company and the Haryana State Government university to offer aviation skill development and aerospace programs for the candidates.
“This joint venture targets at smoothing the progress of the growth of an aviation bionetwork in the country by assisting in formation of a talent pool ready for the industry via a number of skill development initiatives and programs,” claimed a press statement issued by Pratt & Whitney. “This joint proposal will permit YMCA University of Science and Technology and Pratt & Whitney to discover short-term managerial growth programs targeted at talent needs and developing skill required for the aviation ecosystem and hence backing the ‘Make in India’ proposal of the government of the country. In addition to this, the memo also plans at designing tailored elective courses that will be given alongside current curriculum of the university to better organize candidates for the chances in the aviation and aerospace sectors,” it further said.
The partnership will also offer industry exposure to faculty and students via industrial trainings and internships. It will also help by offering value added courses via guest workshops and lectures carried out by aerospace industry experts as well as with the help of Virtual Reality (VR) technology.
Pratt & Whitney has a history with the country that is older than 60 plus year. Presently, more than 100 aircraft in the country are fueled by V2500 engines produced by International Aero Engines AG and Pratt & Whitney. International Aero Engines AG is a conglomerate in which Pratt & Whitney is a huge stakeholder. India is the worldwide center of focus for the Geared Turbofan engines of Pratt & Whitney, with technology that makes 16% enhanced fuel burn and a 75% smaller noise footprint, as well as 50% less emissions, claimed the release.
Well let us see if this deal between YMCA University of Science and Technology and Pratt & Whitney will be fruitful to the country or not.