AKGEC-Fronius (Advance Welding Technology &Research Centre) organized Train the Trainer Program on Advance Welding Technology for Engineers/Supervisors of Carriage and Wagon Repair Workshop, Northern Railway, Jagadhri. Total 08 participants of the ranks from Senior Section Engineers, Junior Engineers and Trainers, attended this fully residential program during 6-11 January, 2020.
During the program, hands-on sessions were conducted on SMAW and GMAW welding processes along with guest lectures by industry experts. Candidates were also trained to implement good welding practices and industrial safety measures in workshop environment. On completion, certificates were awarded to the candidates by Prof. Ashiv Shah, COO in presence of Mr. Ashish Apte, Segment Manager, Fronius India Ltd during valedictory session.
AKGEC-Fronius Advance Welding Technology and Research Center (AWTRC) organized a Welder Training Program on Stainless Steel Welding for welders and technicians of M/s Jindal Stainless Ltd. during 13-14 February, 2020. The program was organized in collaboration with Fronius India Pvt. Ltd. In this training program 10 practicing welders and technicians from M/s Jindal Stainless Ltd. participated and performed welding using Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) processesin 1F, 2F and 3F positions on Stainless Steel grade 304 and 308.
Achievement Test and Practical Assessment of the participants was conducted at the end to evaluate the training effectiveness at AWTRC.
5th International Congress (IC-2020) on “Advanced Welding Technology & Quality Systems for Developing Economies" was organized during 6th -8th Feb’ 2020 at Mumbai by the International Institute of Welding and hosted by The Indian Institute of Welding (IIW India).
It was attended by more than 350 National and International Delegates representing various Industries related to welding & allied fields, academic & research institutions and National / International welding Associations & Professional Bodies.
Concurrently WELDINDIA 2020 – a three day exhibition was held during 7-9 February, 2020 at CIDCO Exhibition Centre, New Mumbai. More than 100 companies from Metallurgy, Material Testing & NDT, specially Welding, Fabricating & allied products industries showcased their latest development and professional branding in the Indian as well as international market during the exhibition.
AKGEC participated in the Congress as one of its sponsors and exhibited its training, research and consultancy facilities under AKGEC Skills Foundation in the WELD INDIA 2020 Exhibition.
Smart India Hackathon (SIH) – 2020 is a nationwide initiative of the Ministry of HRD and AICTE to provide students a platform to solve some of the pressing problems that we face in our daily lives and thus inculcate a culture of product innovation and a mindset of problem solving. SIH provides students the opportunity to work on the challenges faced within various ministries, departments, industries, PSUs and NGOs to create optimal solutions.
SIH 2020, the fourth edition of the Hackathon, requires all participating institutions to conduct an internal Hackathon, both in software and hardware domains, for short listing the teams for the final round.
The AKGEC internal SIH, conducted on 20 January, 2020, was participated enthusiastically by 20 teams in the software domains and 8 in the hardware domain.
The innovative ideas and unorthodox solutions to various problems were evaluated by a panel of judges including Mr. Kulmani Gupta, Managing Director, Shristhi Softech Solutions (P) Ltd., Mr. Ajay Bandhu Saksena Founder and CEO Samarth Mechatronics (P) Ltd. and senior faculty from engineering departments at AKGEC.
The teams were judged on the basis of the novelty of the idea, complexity, clarity, feasibility, practicability & sustainability of the solution, potential for future work progression and presentation and communication skills.
Seven teams-five in software domain and two in hardware domain, were selected for participation in the final round of SIH 2020.
The opening ceremony for the SIH was graced by the presence of Mr. Kulmani Gupta, Managing Director, Shristhi Softech Solutions (P) Ltd., Mr. Ajay Bandhu Saksena Founder and CEO Samarth Mechatronics (P) Ltd., Dr. R.K. Agarwal, Director General AKGEC, Heads of Departments, Deans, faculty and students.
During the valedictory ceremony held towards the end of the day, the winning teams were awarded certificates of appreciation. The participating students were appreciated for their efforts and encouraged to participate more and more in such events.
AKGEC FRONIUS Advance Welding Technology & Research Centre, AKGEC Skills Foundation organized a fully residential training program on Brazing Technology for the engineers of Honda R&D India Pvt. Ltd., Manesar on 25 and 26 April, 2019. The program was jointly organized with Indian Institute of Welding (IIW) and attended by six engineers from Honda R&D Division, Manesar.
The introductory session was delivered by Prof. Som Ashutosh, AGM (QA&A) followed by session on Safety and Good Engineering Practices in Brazing by Mr. Vivek Singh, Scientific Officer. Mr. Harish Khurana, Vice President (North), IIW India and Mr. Pradeep Paul, Executive Member, IIW Delhi also provided an insight of the Brazing Process. Hands on sessions included brazing on lap and pipe joints in plat horizontal and vertical positions.
AKGEC FRONIUS Advance Welding Technology & Research Centre, AKGEC Skills Foundation, organized training program on Welding Technology for the maintenance staff of Indigo Airlines from 1 st to 3 rd April, 2019. The program was organized in collaboration with TÜV Rheinland (India) Pvt. Ltd. as the certifying body. Sessions on Good Engineering Practices, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding Process and Weld Defects & Trouble shooting were conducted by Scientific Officers, AKGEC Skills. Hands on sessions were conducted at AKGEC Skills as well as at Indigo Airlines welding workshop situated inside the New Delhi Airport. Theoretical and practical assessment of the participants was conducted to evaluate the training effectiveness using Virtual Welding Simulator at AWTRC.
Modern Coach Factory (MCF), is committed to a SMART Township, SMART Factory and SMART Coach approach duly striving with assiduity for quality Rail Coaches.
MCF in its endeavour to produce nearly 2000 Coaches per year, including LHB, Metro coaches and most modern high speed train sets, has been instrumental in developing technical competency of its Officers.
To provide technical insight of multidisciplinary tools and technologies operational in the field of Automation & Robotics, as a part of Smart Manufacturing Concepts, AKGEC Skills Foundation organised two weeks exclusive training program for ten ‘Young Railway Officers’ at AKGEC Campus Ghaziabad from 17th July’18 to 31st July 2018
Under this program participants were given opportunity to get technical exposure and hands on working experience at various Centres of Excellence operational at AKGEC Campus. Participants explored available high end Manual and Robotic welding processes, Reverse Engineering and 3D Printing Technology, Advance Manufacturing including Measurement and Metrology concepts. After successful completion of the training program, all participants were awarded with Certificate of Merit by AKGEC Skills Foundation.