AKGEC in its endeavour to promote skilling of industry professionals using its world class training and research infrastructure in Automation, Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing domain has recently joined hands with Modern Coach Factory (MCF) of Indian Railways located in Rae Bareli, U.P.

Under this initiative, AKGEC had organized “Training Program on Smart Manufacturing” at AKGEC Campus for ten young officers of Indian Railways from the 17th of July 2018 tillthe 31st of July 2018 and a one-day workshop on “Manufacturing Execution System” at Modern Coach Factory for senior and middle management of MCF. Under this program, the participants were given opportunity to gain technical exposure and hands on working experience at various Centers of Excellence at AKGEC.

These are now being followed up with regular in-plant training programs by AKGEC at MCF, Rae Bareli (U.P.). Three in-plant training programs on Robot Operation & Programming were conducted for engineers from Indian Railways and associated organizations at Modern Coach Factory (MCF), Rae Bareli (U.P.) from September, 2018 till March, 2019.

AKGEC FRONIUS Advance Welding Technology & Research Centre (AWTRC) &AKGEC Skills Foundation (ASF) organized a fully residential training program on Brazing Technology for the engineers of Honda R&D India Pvt. Ltd., Manesar on the 25thand the 26th of April 2019. The program was jointly collocated with Indian Institute of Welding (IIW) and was attended by six engineers from Honda R&D Division, Manesar.

The training, including hands on session was marshalled by Scientific Officers, TIFAC-CORE.

WRO-2018, World Robot Olympiad INDIA, India’s largest robotics competition organised by India STEM Foundation at The Arena, Trans Stadia, Kankaria, Ahmedabad, Gujarat on 15-16th September, 2018.

World Robot Olympiad, started in 2004, has developed to a truly global competition. WRO tournaments are organised in more than 60 countries and each season new country join this movement. The key objective of this Olympiad are to build scientific temperament and 21st century skills in student and foster an eco-system of tinkering aimed at promoting innovative and creative thinking. Government Organizations like Department of Science & Technology, National Council of Science Museums and Ministry of culture have supported the Olympiad.

In WRO-2018, The Adavnced Robotics Challenge (ARC), newest category introduced for participants of engineering students from age of 17-25 years. The games are designed to test older and more experienced student’s engineering and programming skills to the limit. The challenge is to make a robot that can score as many points as possible in a robot version of the Tetris game called Tetra Stack. The robot will locate, identify and stack interlocking colored shapes called tetra cubes within the stackling Form-a rectangular upright box.

AKGEC Team comprises of five students of 3rdB.Tech –Electronics & Communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering branch under the able guidance of Faculty Mentor-Astt. Prof. Gaurav Srivastava, participated in the ARC at WRO India competition. The competition was among top 20 teams reached to finals came from various part of country. This team has successfully scored highest marks in all three rounds of competition and secured 1stposition, while first runner up team was from Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal and second runner up team was from SRM University, Chennai

Director Dr.R.K.Agarwal congratulated the all team members, Faculty and students, for their sparkling performance during ARC at WRO-2018.