Tata Motors provides opportunities to Indian engineers through partnership with Institution of Mechanical Engineers
In a bid to reach out to Indian engineers and provide them with opportunities and all round development, Tata Motors has entered into an alliance with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IME). Through this partnership, Tata Motors will ensure that all engineers based in India are able to compete and receive international recognition. Indian engineers will also benefit from the Tata Motor’s experience and IME expertise which will come together to build networks in both academics and industry that will go a long way in increasing the level of engineering prowess in India.
Indian engineers will receive professional registration as per Engineering Council mandates, they will receive training and support from IME which will also conduct sessions on Professional Development, Academic Assessment, Assessment of Competence and Initial Professional Development and Professional Review. IME will also together with Tata Motors ensure compliance of all Indian engineers in accordance with UK-SPEC for those engineers working in chartered, incorporated and technical status.
Mr Stephen Tetlow, Chief Executive of Institution of Mechanical Engineers conveyed their delight in partnering with India’s leading automotive giants Tata Motors. They now look forward to developing Indian engineers on an international level where training, education and standards are concerned.
India auto news release: Tata Motors enters into a partnership with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Tata Motors has partnered with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers to develop the professional registration of engineers in India, through structured training and development. This association will also provide opportunities for engineers, based in India, to achieve an internationally recognised standard of excellence.
According to Dr. Tim Leverton, Head – Advanced and Product Engineering, Tata Motors, “We are delighted that the professional development of Tata Motors Engineers can now be formally accredited under the worldwide recognised framework, offered by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Tata Motors and the Institution will also work together to build networks in industry and academia that can contribute to raising the standard of engineering across the subcontinent.”
According to Mr. Stephen Tetlow, Chief Executive, The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, “India has become a global leader in manufacturing and an international engineering powerhouse. We are delighted to partner with Tata Motors, one of India’s biggest success stories, and we are looking forward to working together to provide their engineers with an internationally recognised accreditation of training, education and standards, as well as opportunities to develop their knowledge.”
Tata Motors and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers will encourage the professional registration of engineers, in accordance with Engineering Council requirements. The Institution will help to train and support Tata Motors’ engineers, while Tata Motors will encourage its engineers to undertake programmes of Continuous Professional Development (CPD). The Institution will conduct regular workshops and sessions for Tata Motors’ engineers on Professional Registration, Academic Assessment, Assessment of Competence and Initial Professional Development (IPD) and Professional Review. The Institution will also support the Company to ensure compliance with UK-SPEC for engineers working towards chartered, incorporated or technician status.