Vel Tech Dr. RR & Dr. SR Technical University (VTU) , Avadi Chennai has become the first member from India in Worldwide CDIO (Conceive – Design – Implement – Operate) initiative which is an innovative educational framework founded in the year 2000 by the world’s premier institutions, including top 100 QS ranking, such as MIT-USA and Chalmers – Sweden with an aim of producing the next generation engineers.
Prof. Dr.R.Rangarajan, President of VTU recites the slogan ‘Make in India’ of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi and emphasizes that universities should produce knowledgeable up-skilled graduates with professional attitude who are industry ready and who can implement and operate complex industrial machineries, CDIO is a better solution.
Dr.Koteswara Rao Anne, Director Academics emphasized that VTU has achieved this CDIO membership through its effective implementation of Outcome based education, innovative practices and practice focused curriculum. Vice President K.V.D.Kishore Kumar further added that this international CDIO membership will help the member institutions to coordinate and collaborate in imparting the engineering skills by means of faculty exchange, student mobility and sharing of best practices across the globe.
Dr.Abudhahir, Director International Academic Quality highlighted the significance of Active Learning Strategies in producing future engineers under CDIO framework.
Inclusion of VTU in CDIO was announced in a press meet presided by Vice Chancellor Dr.Beela Satyanarayana and Pro Vice Chancellor Dr.U.Chandrasekar Rao.
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