HEC signed an MoU with National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology (NIIFT), an autonomous institute of Govt. of India under Ministry of Human Resource Department. The purpose of the MoU is for establishment of Common Engineering Facility Centre on metal process technology with state of the art equipment, competent manpower and reliable knowledge base.
The MoU was signed by Sri Avijit Ghosh, CMD, HEC and Sri PP Chattopadhyay, Director, NIFFT. Both the organizations also extended their support for facilitating to avail the laboratory and workshop for mutual interest.
This was signed in subsequence to an MoU between HEC and CNIITMASH, Russia, for creating Common Engineering Facility Centre that would impart training for electroslag remelting, welding techniques, non-destructive testing and gear manufacturing technology.