National level conference in Petrochemical Engineering Department

National level conference on Modern and Innovative Tools for Sustainability

Maharashtra Institute of Technology and Savitribai Phule Pune University arranging a National level conference on the topic “Modern and Innovative Tools for Sustainability”. Petrochemical Engineering Department organizing this conference during February 25 and 26, 2016. The inauguration of this conference is scheduled at 10.00 a.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2016 and valedictory at 3.30 pm on Friday, February 26, 2016.

For details contact: Dr Ratnadip R Joshi (mobile: 9423332754)

Conference brochure: National-conference-MIT-for-Sustainability-feb-2016

Workshop on Rubber Technology

Rubber Technology workshop at MIT, Pune Polymer Engineering Department of MAEER’s Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) Pune, Maharashtra, organised a Two Days State Level Workshop on Rubber Technology (SLWRT-2016) on 7 and 8th January 2016. The workshop was planned by Polymer Engineering Department in view to promote awareness about rubber and to generate trained manpower for rubber Industries. The BCUD, Savitribai Phule Pune University had sponsored and approved the workshop. The workshop focused on chemistry, processing and testing of the rubber. Prof. Jyoti A. Pandit and Dr.V.A.E. Shaikh worked as conveners of this workshop. In addition to the one day exhaustive technical sessions, three industrial visits were also arranged to K.D.Joshi rubber Industries Pvt.Ltd, Raksha Polycoats Pvt. Ltd. and Auto Cluster Development and Research Institute, Pune to have actual feel and hands on experience. Academic sessions were conducted by Dr. V.A.E Shaikh (MIT,Pune),Dr. Anjali Athawale (Department of Chemistry,Savitribai Phule Pune University),Mr.Anil Pais (Apollo Tyres) Dr.Aparna Joshi (K.D.Joshi Rubber Industried Pvt.Ltd.) Mr Abhijit Sarkar (Raksha Polycoats Pvt Ltd) and Mr.Ninad Joshi (K.D.Joshi Rubber Industried Pvt.Ltd) The workshop was inaugurated by Mr. Vikram Makar, Chairman and Managing director of Oriental rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. In his inaugural address he shared his vision on rubber industries and explained the need of trained manpower in rubber industry and promised a bright future and excellent opportunities in view of unprecedented growth of rubber industry in coming decade. Principal, Dr.L.K.Kshirsagar assured that MIT would take initiative in promoting education in rubber technology in the form of short courses and electives . The workshop received a overwhelming response with 83 participants from Maharashtra and Gujarat. Workshop was highly appreciated from both sides i.e. Industry as well as participants and was a great success.

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Industrial visit by I.T. Department

Industrial visit to Baramati Agri

Department of Information Technology, MIT, Pune had organized two days Industrial Visit to Baramati Agri Tourism, Palshiwadi, Pune on 8th and 9th February 2016. This included visit to Someshwar Sugar Industry, Distillery Plant, Pot Making, Farm Visit, Water Irrigation System, Water Harvesting Project, Fruit Plantation, Jaggery Making Unit , Nandan Dairy Plant, Textile Park(Cotton King). It also included Visit to 110 acre agriculture farm in Malegaon, 65 acres Organic Fruit Plantation, Nursery Unit, Dairy unit-(Mechanize milking Process), Sericulture Unit – Silk worm rearing & cocoon Processing Unit (Crop to Cloth processing industry), Organic fertilizer unit, Poly House, Green House, water storage tank, Agriculture research center. The goal behind this Agri Tourism was to encourage and motivate students to utilize their knowledge for automation of various processes in Agriculture, along with a touch of becoming a responsible citizen for development of society.

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