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CASE Construction Equipment signs MoU For Centre of Excellence at IIT Indore

Bengaluru, January 9, 2024: CASE Construction Equipment, announced signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Indian Institute of Technology – Indore (IIT Indore) to set up a CASE Centre of Excellence at the campus. The association is a part of CASE’s CSR initiatives and aims to foster increased collaboration between academics and the industry for exchange of ideas, knowledge enhancement and research.

The MOU was signed by Satendra Tiwari, Head of Manufacturing – Pithampur, CASE Construction Equipment and Professor Suhas S Joshi, Director, IIT Indore in the presence of Dr. Partha Pratim Chattaraj, Sr. Vice President, Alumni & Corporate Relation, IIT Indore. The CASE Centre of Excellence, which is scheduled to be ready by March 2024 will have a range of laboratory equipment for technical assessment contributed by CASE, mentions a press release issue by the company.

Kavita Sah, India CSR Head, CNH Industrial said, “This partnership with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Indore marks a pivotal step toward innovation and collaboration between industry and academia. As a legacy brand, CASE has been committed to skill development in India at all levels of the industry. With this initiative, we are enthusiastic about equipping the new generation, academia and industries with hands-on learning and the necessary skills and knowledge.”

Under the MOU, IIT Indore will provide ready-to-install sufficient space with all the necessary infrastructure and required operators to run the facility to optimize the utilization to support the testing and research activities. The testing and research will be carried out by IIT faculty and students. The facility will be open for use to any other external industries or organization to enhance research and knowledge sharing.

Suhas S Joshi, Director, IIT, Indore, said, “The upcoming, state-of-the-art CASE Centre of Excellence will strategically contribute to the institute’s growth and this collaboration is poised to redefine research and development at our institute significantly.”