Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony by Hon’ble Chief Minister
The UP government’s One District, One Product (ODOP) Programme aims to improve development and production of indigenous and specialized products. Ghaziabad is identified as a hub for manufacturing of General Engineering Products. Many of these manufacturers are small and medium industries that need modernization, machinery and productivity enhancement.
AKGEC in its endeavour to promote Industry Institute Interaction, has initiated the proposal and got approval from Department of MSME & Export Promotion for the establishment of Common Facility Center for General Engineering Industry under “One District One Product (ODOP)” scheme of Govt. of UP at AKGEC Campus,Ghaziabad
To implement this scheme, “AKG Foundation for Innovation and Product Development” has been incorporated as a consortium of 22 Industries and Academia, including some of the prominent Industries of this region.
This CFC to be established at Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College will have a High End Engineering Product Development Facility for Local Industries including Modern Tool Room, Material Testing Lab, Research & Development Lab and Industry 4.0 Lab.
The Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony (Shilanyas) of Common Facility Centre for General Engineering Industry of Ghaziabad, has been conducted today in online mode by Sh.Yogi Adityanath ji, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, in the benign presence of Sh. Siddharth Nath Singh ji, Hon'ble Cabinet Minister, MSME & Export Promotion, Sh Chaudhary Udaybhan Singh ji Hon'ble State Minister, MSME & Export Promotion and Sh Navneet Sehgal ji, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Deptt of MSME & Export Promotion.
This ceremony was held at AKGEC Campus and attended by Hon'ble Minister Shri Atul Garg ji with Hon'ble District Magistrate of Ghaziabad Shri. Rakesh Kumar Singh (IAS) and Shri. Birendra Kumar, Jt. Commissioner, Industries and other eminent Administrative Authorities including AKGEC Management Sh Rakesh Garg ji, Sh.Vinay Garg ji and Sh. Adi Narayan ji , Sh R.P Chadha ji and Sh Subhash Garg ji with the SPV Members: Sh.Amit Agarwal ji , Sh Krishna Avtar Garg ji, Sh Paras Sharma ji, Sh Sushil Chawala ji.
During the program Dr. R.K.Agarwal, CEO, AKG Foundation for Innovation & Product Development presented details of the Project to Hon'ble Chief Minister and conveyed gratitude on behalf of SPV members for sanction of this much needed CFC for Ghaziabad Industry. The Hon'ble Chief Minister conveyed his best wishes for successful implementation of this project and achieving the desired objectives of CFC.