BML Munjal University (BMU), Gurgaon has inaugurated ‘SHELL Learning Centre’ in its campus in collaboration with Shell Lubricants, a global lubricant supplier on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The centre aims to provide industry experience to the students and faculty and will enable students to work on latest technologies and machines providing industry learning experience.
The centre is a part of BML Munjal University’s initiative towards transforming higher education with focus on creating an environment of learning on campus giving students with a passion for engineering an opportunity to work on live assignments and hands on learning by working with real-life problems. The centre comprises of an Automotive Section and an Industrial Section and aims to provide real-life hardware exposure and share practical knowledge in lubrication of automotive & industrial applications.
Speaking on the new collaboration, Akshay Munjal, President, BML Munjal University, said, “I am grateful to Shell Lubricants for giving BMU this unique opportunity. This is in line with our vision of collaborating with the best in the world for providing unique learning and research capabilities to benefit not just our students and faculty but also the industry. I am confident that the Shell Lab will create a supportive and collaborative environment and become a place where students and faculty can engage and learn new skills.”
He also added, “The lab will provide practical experience to our students and faculty through hands-on learning on various components and systems in different vehicles. We look forward to the centre bringing together Shell’s expertise and BMU’s talent. The Shell Lab is a great opportunity to provide real-life industry exposure to students in specialized areas with the help of Shell experts at BMU.”
On behalf of Shell Lubricants India, Mansi Tripathy, Country Head shared her happiness to collaborate with BML Munjal University and hope the bond will strengthen with their valuable stakeholders. She said, “Shell has been focusing on improving energy efficiency for years through introduction of energy efficient lubricants and is now encouraging students, our scientists and engineers of tomorrow to do the same. The centre gives us an opportunity to collaborate across industry and academia. Our long- term aim for this learning centre is for it to become a platform that will augment skill development in students, beyond the academic realm and will provide emerging markets like India, new blood to boost the economy.”
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