July 14, 2011
-- Lovely Professional University has won Italian Trade Commission (ICE) Scholarships, this year. LPU has further selected its 8 meritorious students and one Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Department under this scheme. They are all, presently, on an educational tour for 15 days to Italy. Under IMTTA 2011- ITALIAN MACHINE TOOL TECHNOLOGY AWARD, visiting students have to go for an extensive and detailed visit programme IN ITALY up to 16th JULY, 2011. The visiting ones are provided with free to and fro air-tickets, hotel-stays, food and transport for local visits.
Talking to media, the Chancellor of the University, Mr Ashok Mittal said: "These scholarships are annually awarded by the Italy Government to three countries- India, US and Russia. This year our University bagged these for our Country."He further explained, "We have further selected 8 Mechanical Engineering students on Merit Basis, Personal Interviews and Project Reports as per the Italian Embassy." He also added: "This is a great chance for our hard working students to further get exposed to global experience of immense utility. They will be able to learn about latest Italian Machine tool technologies and machines in practical shape, through present tour."
Some of the visiting students, Manveer Singh, Shouqat Ali, Rohit, Sneh hold: "University always try to accord the best of the opportunity to students so that we may keep on learning latest trends and techniques. The present endeavour to Italy is one of the best examples for this." It is illustrative that students will get valuable knowledge about different projects, along with the American and Russian students.
MIP Representatives will train them through vast presentations about 'Strategic Management of Technological Innovation', 'Design evolution and industrial product Trends' and 'Technology Driven Innovation: Virtual Prototyping' at MIP POLITECNICO DI MILANO. They also have to absorb an extensive technical know-how through Association of Italian Manufacturers of Machine Tools Robots, Automation Systems and Ancillary Products (UCIMU-SISTEMI)
and Institute of Industrial Technologies and Automation at MILAN. Not only this, they will also have free time to recreate themselves under a wonderful trip to naturalistic-
cultural spot in the surroundings of Milan, and Museum of Flight at Varese, MUSEO GALLERIA FERRARI at Maranello and Ducati, factory and museum at Bologna.