IIT Mandi launches electric transport course to train young people in future technologies

The Newz Radar, Dharamshala

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi will launch a two-year postgraduate course in Electric Transport starting from the current academic session (August 2022) to enhance the employability of young people and prepare them for future technologies.

The M.Tech in Electric Transportation is a joint program between the School of Computing & Electrical Engineering (SCEE) and the School of Engineering (SE) at IIT Mandi.

The transport system in India is on the road to electrification, future electric systems must optimize the use of convertible renewable energy sources. Electric vehicle charging is increasing the demand for additional electricity in India.

This can be conveniently and cost-effectively achieved with renewable energy, including solar and wind, supplied to the grid. These challenges have opened up new career opportunities in engineering and technology in India and globally. The new course launched at IIT Mandi is developed considering all these factors.

A spokesperson for the Institute said that the M.Tech in Electric Transportation has been designed in line with the objectives of the initiative taken by the Government of India to meet the growing demand for qualified personnel in the electric vehicle industry, both new and existing. contractors.

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