India - TIFAC, Synergies, GITAM take up joint research

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VISAKHAPATNAM - Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council which is affiliated to the the Department of Science and Technologyis is planning to launch a research project, ‘Low Pressure Die Casting of Auto Components and its Applications’, in association with Vizag-based Synergies Castings India Private Limited (SCIPL) and GITAM University.

A TIFAC team led by its director Sajid Mubhshir interacted with GITAM University professors and discussed about the research project.

Pro-Vice-Chancellor VV Kutumba Rao briefed about the research projects being carried out by the University. He said GITAM offers consultancy services to industries and carries collaborative research projects.

Sajid Mubhshir said DST was contemplating a new project with Synergies Castings India Private Limited, Visakhapatnam through GITAM University.

He also interacting with the faculty of different departments on the development of Light Weight Vehicle Components and advanced material manufacturing. 

Indian Institute of Science scientist KSS Murthy, GITAM Reserch and Development wing director Madhu Sudhana Rao, Veerabhadram and Synergies Castings CMD M Sekhar took part in the discussions.