Vardhman partners with NIT-Jalandhar for customized M.Tech Program

In a significant step towards promoting continuous learning and professional development in the textile sector, Vardhman Textiles, a prominent name in the industry, has teamed up with the prestigious institute NIT-Jalandhar. The collaboration aims to offer a specialized M.Tech degree program tailored to the needs of working engineers within Vardhman.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony marked a pivotal moment, bringing academia and industry together in a common pursuit of advancing knowledge and skills within the textile domain. The program intends to empower working professionals, who may have challenges pursuing full-time courses due to their busy schedules, with flexible and accessible education options.

Ms. Suchita Oswal Jain (VC & JMD, Vardhman Textiles), along with Mr. Neeraj Jain (JMD, Vardhman Textiles), Mr. Rajeev Mehani (Sr. VP, Vardhman Textiles), and Mr. Gurpreet Singh (CGM, Vardhman Textiles), represented the organization during the MoU signing. From NIT-Jalandhar, Dr. Monica Sikka (Head of Textile Technology), and Prof A. Mukhopadhyay and Dr. A. K. Choudhary were present, signifying the importance of this collaboration.

This strategic initiative by Vardhman not only aims to enhance the technical acumen of its working engineers but also creates opportunities for them to take on higher technical assignments within the company. The joint efforts will also extend into research and the sharing of laboratories to promote academic exploration in the field of textiles, ultimately benefitting the entire textile industry.

Speaking about the partnership, Ms. Suchita Oswal Jain expressed her excitement, stating: “We are thrilled to partner with NIT-Jalandhar in launching the M.Tech. education program for our working engineers. Through this collaboration, we hope to empower professionals with the necessary skills to tackle the emerging challenges in the industry, drive innovation, and contribute to the sustainable growth of the textile industry. This pioneering initiative under the National Education Policy 2020 is a testament to the forward-thinking approach of NIT-Jalandhar and its commitment to fostering excellence in the field of textiles.”

The collaboration between Vardhman and NIT-Jalandhar serves as a model for other industries to bridge the gap between academia and practical application. As the program takes shape, it promises to equip working engineers with the expertise needed to keep pace with the rapidly changing textile landscape, fostering a skilled and innovative workforce for the industry’s sustainable growth.

Apart from its collaboration with NIT-Jalandhar to empower working engineers, Vardhman Textiles has also taken remarkable strides in shaping the education and career prospects of the youth. Through various initiatives, Vardhman actively engages with educational institutions, providing internships, and vocational training opportunities to young talents. The company’s commitment to nurturing talent and providing a conducive learning environment has resulted in the development of skilled professionals, who not only contribute to Vardhman’s success but also strengthen the overall textile industry.