Vel Tech Industry Relations, Top Engineering Institution In India
Industry Relations2023-01-19T15:35:04+00:00

Freshman Engineering – Corporate Tour

Corporate tour to Southern Railways

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Corporate Tour to IP Rings

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National Institute of Wind Energy

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L&T Corporate Museum

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VISAI 2022 Virtual 12th International Project competition

Talk by our most Distinguished Guest, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Govt of India to UNESCO, Paris, His Excellency Mr. Vishal V. Sharma who joined through video address on VISAI Valedictory. Setting a global benchmark, Vel Tech has become one of the first universities to invite student projects under SDGs, aligning to the UN’s Sustainable Goals with aim to nurture youth with global outlook and sensibility with capabilities that can help them face the challenges of the 21st century. We thank all the officials of the lndian National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO for recognizing our initiatives and permission to use UNESCO logo as joint collaborative event.

About Us

Vel Tech has a strong Institution-Industry Cell. This office has established Interactions with more than 3119 Industries / Institutes / Organizations and has 178 MoU Signed (45 MoU’s are Functional last five years) organizations for various Academic and Research Activities such as Joint Degree Programmes, In-Plant Trainings, Internships, Projects, R&D, Consultancy, Industry Recommended Electives, Curriculum Updates, Corporate Talk, Corporate Tour, Facility Creations, Value Added Courses etc. An inclusive practice of Vel Tech Industry Relations is the Industry-Institution Interaction, Partnership, and Collaboration.

AICTE- EduSkills Virtual Internship program

Interning with good PSU’s, MNC’s, NGO’s and learning from their work culture is a dream for every Indian Student. AICTE Internships help Indian Students find internships they love and Organizations find best Interns on PAN India basis. Through its internship portal, AICTE has provided students with the perfect opportunity to emerge as a winner in these trying times. The website provides the perfect platform for students to put forth their skills & desires and for companies to place the intern demand.

Participating in AICTE- EduSkills Virtual Internship program,Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science &Technology is given AICTE Completion All India Rank as number :- *1(As per the number of Students Completed Course from your College) by Edu skill teams.(Email from Eduskill team with top 10 Ranking institutions with Vel Tech topping the list ) attached.

Contribution of Vel Tech Industry Relations

  • Makes available the updated database and profile of the companies (Large industries /MNCs/SMEs) and helps each student analyze and choose company of his specialization/interest for In-Plant Training/Student Projects.
  • Facilitates in curriculum improvement by way of periodical feedback and involving industry experts from the industries.
  • Organize events such as Hackathon / VISAI / International Conference etc. to inculcate a culture of product innovation and a mind-set of problem solving.
  • Work towards continuous improvement of faculty members by way of Faculty Training / Research and Consultancy/Training of employees in Industries.
  • Setting up Centre of excellence Facilities in collaboration with Government & Industries to promote Research Activities/Incubation Startups / Skill Development Programme (ASDC) etc.

Collaboration with Industry are made with the following objectives


Industry Relations Activities

Corporate Tour

  • The corporate tour is to provide an insight regarding internal working hierarchy of companies also it gives practical perspectives of work places
  • Acquaint Students with Emerging Technologies, work ethics
  • Exposure to better industrial and business practices in progressive economies.
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In-Plant Training

The overall aim and main objectives of the training for these students to get exposure to the best practices in Industries

  • Provide Hands on Experience in real-time industry processes.
  • Putting them in front of the real time technologies and technologists.
  • Foster cooperation of Industry & Institutes
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Corporate Talk

Industry Relations invite eminent experts from Industries working on emerging technologies to share their experience and stimulate a learning attitude inside the students towards the course by connecting the fundamentals learned in the course with the real time scenario at the industry.

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Mr. R.Rajesh

Deputy Manager – HR,

Mr. Pon Manivannan

Principal Technology leader, Head TSIC
L&T Technology Services Ltd

Dr. P. Kanagavel

Director & Head
National Institute of Wind Energy

Mr. P R Prasad

Group Captain
Indian Airforce, Avadi

Specialized Credit Course

Industry Relations organize credit courses by eminent Professionals from Leading Industries on emerging and innovative topics to get an exposure on latest trends and technology with focus on career development, supplemental learning, lifelong learning, corporate eLearning & training.

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Project is an institutionalized process to bridge the gap between theoretical and practical knowledge. Students are provided with wide range of industry problem and a faculty for regular follow up till the desired results are achieved on project completion.

Benefits to students

  • Foster skills as sought by industries
  • Stipend during Internship.
  • Communication & managerial skills such as Teamwork, Leadership, Time Management.

Industry Collaborated Labs

Institute established Centre of excellence with advance equipment facilities in association with industry partners to take up cutting edge research/ deliver consultancy services/ Training to students. The following are the labs established in vel Tech with the support of Industry partners,

  1. Vehicle Control System Lab (In association with WABCO)
  2. Engine testing facility (In association with ARAI, TAFE, Greaves Cotton, and Ashok Leyland)
  3. 3D printing facility (In association with Stratsys & Altem technologies)
  4. AI Supercomputing facility (In association with Locuz and NVIDIA)
  5. PCB Assembly Unit (Auckam Turnkey Solutions)
  6. Production of Automobile Parts (ARCO Engineering)
  7. 3D Printing Lab (RP3D Products LLP)

National/International Events

  1. VISAI International Project Competition and Exhibition: Every year this project competition was conducted on 24h Feb (The birthday of our beloved Founder Chancellor). This year we are conducting the 12th edition of this event.

    VISAI 2022

  2. Smart India Hackathon: Hosted the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon (Software Edition 2019, Hardware Edition 2019, Software Edition 2020 and Internal Hackathons)
  3. Open Innovation Challenge focusing on AatmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan
  4. Industry Projects Competition, exclusively for the final year students undertaking industry projects
  5. 12th National Olympics: Theme – Shaping Future Mobility
  6. TAFE Idea Generation Workshop – Create new concept of self-adjusting mechanism in Tractor Braking system
  7. Bonjour India Easy Ride Prototype & Design Competition: Theme – Smart & Sustainable Transportation
  8. Industry Academia Summit 2020: Panel Discussion on the topic Industry – University Engagement post COVID19.
  9. International Student Car Competition, South Korea – Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science &Technology, Chennai, the only University from India won the Best of Best under the category “Creative Technology” for the second time in 2018 in the International Student Car Competition that was held on 18th and 19th May 2018 in South Korea.

Workshop on Industry Safety and Management System

Vel Tech is organizing a workshop on Industrial Safety Management System on 30th July. The workshop aims to provide management skills for ensuring safety at the workplace and is intended for Industry professionals responsible for Safety.

The focus of the workshop is more in taking steps towards prevention of accidents, namely Hazard Identification and Risk Management.

The purpose is to identify and evaluate the indicators that arise in the course of accidents and ensure that the risks to people arising from these hazards are assessed, prioritized and controlled to reduce risks to acceptable levels, thus preventing the accidents. The workshop also covers Accident Investigation, a process of determining the root causes in order to prevent them from re-occurrence.

Workshop will be handled by Dr. K. Harisivasri Phanindra, Industrial Safety Consultant / Assistant Professor Vel Tech, who has vast Industrial work experience with Asian Paints, Linde India Limited and L&T and has undertaken 75+ industrial consultancy projects related to safety audits, HARA studies, Dispersion models, Fire load calculations, on-site emergency plans, electrical safety audit and fire safety audit in various industrial sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Fertilizer, Chemical, Construction, Steel, Automobile, Brewery, Liquor distillers, Food and Diary.

Brochure on the Workshop is attached. Registration Fee is nominal @ Rs.500/participant.

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Message from Dean Industry Relations


VEL TECH has signed more than 178 Memorandum of Understandings with various industries, which includes large industries / MNCs / SMEs and research institutes, nurturing an eco-system of Innovation /Research/Knowledge Transfer by bringing together the industries and the Academia. Vel Tech has a dedicated team of Faculty drawn from different disciplines to facilitate industry association with more than 3119 industries located all over India, enabling two-way flow of Knowledge & Resources. Industry relations identifies students and faculty matching the specific problems of the industries/ transforming the problems to Research initiative culminating in establishing an innovation hub of Industry Academia collaboration. Joint centre of excellence Facilities are created in collaboration with industries, promoting avenues for research initiatives for Faculty / Research Scholars in contemporary areas of Research for stronger impact.

Team – Industry Relations:


Department of Mech
Advisor – Industry Relations
Mobile: 9445049402

Mr. S. Vinson Joshua

Department of ECE
Manager – Industry Relations
Mobile: 8754484203

Mr.K.Maruthi sivakumar

Executive Assistant-SoC
Mobile: 9962770303

Mr.M. Cheran

Executive Assistant-SoEC
Mobile: 9080150528

Mr. B. Senthil Kumaran

Assistant Professor
Department of ECE
Manager – Industry Relations
Mobile: 7338747795

Mr. A.Mutharasan

Assistant Professor
Department of ECE
Manager – Industry Relations
Mobile: 8755484202

Mr. R.Rajesh

Assistant Professor
Department of EEE
Manager – Industry Relations
Mobile: 9840438622

Industry advisory board members:

MPHASIS, Bangalore

Dr.Shalabh Bhatnagar
Professor And Chair,
Indian Institute Of Science, Bangalore

Mr.Ramprakash Ramamoorthy
Director – AI Research,
Zoho Corporation, Chennai

Mr.R Ravishankar
Vice President,
HCL Technologies, Chennai

Mr. Vijay Kumar Gupta,
Managing Director,
LED Chip Indus Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad

Dr. S. Manikandan Iyer,
CEO / Managing Director,
Pentagon Rugged Systems, Hyderabad

Mr. Nandakumar Katta,
Founder & CEO,
Gnarus Solutions, Bangalore

Mr. Sandeep Shroff,
Founder & CEO,

Dr. Shankar R,
Ashokleyland, Chennai

Head Operations,
Numeric, Chennai

Mr.B.Ruban Deva Prasath,
General Manager, E-R&D,
Brakes India Limited, Chennai

Dr. Colonel. Nallathambi P,
Principal Structural Consultant & Managing Director,
Sakthi Consultancy Pvt Ltd, Chennai

Industry Adjunct/Professor of Practice:

Mr. Syed Mohammed Mahe Alam


Mr. Ramprakash Ramamoorthy

Director – AI Research  Zoho Corporation

Mr. Paul Pradeep

Founder & CEO
MedCuore Medical Solutions Pvt. Ltd

Mr. C. Selvaraj

Managing Director
Athira Geospatial Services private limited


Founder and CEO
Atheenapandian Private Ltd

Ms.Niranjana S

Associate Manager

Mr. Anandkrishnan Iyer

Chairman A-card Fiper project 
International Society of  Automation

Dr. R. Gayathri

Deputy Manager – Talent Management
KONE Elevators India Pvt Ltd

Mr. K K Rahav Adhithya

Locomotive Engineer
Southern Railway

Mr. M. Surya Teja

Gooffer Hyperlocal Pvt Ltd

Mr.Balaji Marisamy

Drobots Tech Pvt Ltd

Mr. Narendh Subramani

Senior App developer

Mr.Sandeep Shroff

Founder & CEO
Auto Intel services

Dr.Shankar Venugopal

Vice President
Mahindra & Mahindra

Mr.Kartheeban .V.

DGM Corporate QMS
Turbo Energy Private Limited

Dr. Florida Tilton

Biozone Research Technologies Pvt. Ltd


Technical Adviser
India Pistons Ltd

T V Navanithakrishnan

Senior G.M.
Sundaram Fasteners Ltd

Dr. R. Shankar

Assistant General Manager – E Vehicles
Switch Mobility


Associate Vice President GlobalLogic,
A Hitachi Group Company Google Cloud, Metaverse, VR, AR

Mrs.Yavana Rani

Scientist E

Mr. K. Baskaran

Vice President
Zirlen Technologies Pvt Ltd

Dr. Parvatam Giridhar

Chief Scientist


Principal Scientist (Rtd)

Dr. N. Puviarasan

Director Sc. ‘E’


Aarthi Industries Ltd

Dr.Kumaravel R

Managing Director
Deutsche WindGuard India

Mr.Amol Balwant Shende

WISH Energy Solutions Pvt

Dr Abhishek Mathur

DGM- Technical and R&D
Prathista Industries Ltd

Dr. Shyamsunder Mandayam

Chief Scientific Advisor
Azeriri Private Limited


Associate Vice President
IP Rings

G. Senthil Kumar

Group Captain
Air Force

S.NoName of the OrganisationLocation
1Anicha Digital Infrastructure Pvt LtdChennai
2Boston IT Solutions (India) Private LtdBangalore
3Brahmastra Aerospace SystemsChennai
4Haritha TechlogixChennai
5India Pistons LimitedChennai
6MedCuore Medical Solutions Pvt LtdChennai
7Pentagon Rugged Systems (India) Private LimitedHyderabad
8Pyroferous TechnologiesChennai
9Scermlind Healthcare Innovations Pvt LtdChennai
10Vaayusastra Aerospace Private LimitedChennai
11WindStream Energy Technologies India Pvt.LtdHyderabad
12NVIDIA Graphics Private LimitedChennai
13Sri Ramachandra UniversityChennai
14UiPath Academic AllianceChennai
15Greaves cotton LimitedChennai
16SAP India Private LimitedChennai
17Automotive Research Association of India & Global Automotive Research CentrePune & Chennai
18Automotive Skills Development CouncilNew Delhi
19Dassault SystemsFrance
20T.I.M.E Education Chennai Pvt.LtdChennai
21Automotive Research Association Of IndiaPune & Chennai
22HMT Machine Tools LimitedBangalore
23Modem Communication and Broadcast SystemsGujarat
24National Insitute of Wind Energy, ChennaiChennai
25Novateur Electrical & Digital Syatems Pvt LtdChennai
26Schizophrenia Research FoundationChennai
27Wheels India LimitedChennai
28Fluid Control Research InstitutePalakkad
29Rectifiers & electronics PVT LTDNew Delhi
30UCAL JAPChennai
31Wabco India LimitedChennai
32Center for Development of Advanced computingPUNE
33Francecol TechnologyChennai
34Kwality Photonics Pvt LtdHyderabad
35Addison & Co. LtdChennai
36National Small Industry Corporation LimitedHyderabad
38Institute of Rail TransportNew Delhi
39Tractors And Farm Equipment LimitedChennai
40Coimbatore Industrial Infrastructure AssociationCoimbatore
41Keltron LimitedKerala
42SAIL Ministry of Steel Govt of IndiaRanchi
43Composite Technology ParkBangalore
44Global Automotive Research CentreChennai
45The Central Institute of Road TransportPUNE

Industry Collaborated Programme

Sl. No.Industry Collaborated ProgrammeName of the collaborating IndustryDuration
1B.Tech Programmes in Mechanical Engineering (Specialization in Automobile Engineering)Automotive Research Association of India, Pune4 Years
2M.Tech Programmes in Electric and Hybrid Vehicles/ Powertrain EngineeringAutomotive Research Association of India, Pune2 Years
3M.Tech Programmes in IC EnginesAutomotive Research Association of India, Pune2 Years
4M.Tech Programmes in ECE (VLSI and Embedded System Design)Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Pune2 Years
5M.Tech Programmes in Automobile Engineering (Vehicle Engineering and Transport Management)Central Institute of Road Transport, Pune2 Years
6M.Tech Programmes in Measurement and ControlFluid Control Research Institute, Palakkad2 Years
7M.Tech Programmes in Automotive MechatronicsGlobal Automotive Research Centre, Chennai2 Years
8M.Tech Programmes in Aeronautical Engineering (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle)Ucal Fuel Systems Ltd, Chennai2 Years

Industry Collaborative Research/ Consultancy



Contact Us

Vel Tech Research Park

Industry Relations office

Block No. 29, 3rd Floor, Room No. 29306