Emerson Climate Technologies assumes stewardship role by committing to higher industry exposure for engineering students
Inks Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Veermata Jijabhai Technological Institute (VJTI) & Sardar Patel College of Engineering (SPCE), Mumbai
Mumbai, July 23, 2015: Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), has initiated a structured engagement program with engineering colleges in India to provide students with crucial industry exposure. This one of its kind initiative in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry, strives to enhance the students’ exposure to on-ground realities of the professional world.
The program saw independent Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) being signed with, Sardar Patel College Of Engineering and Veermata Jijabhai Technological Institute (VJTI) on July 7 & July 21st respectively. Institutes, that are among India’s premier engineering colleges and enjoy an enviable reputation within the industry and academic world.
The agreement will see, Emerson domain experts supporting the colleges in their academic and training programs, providing product displays for the benefit of students – who will now be able to experience latest products from the market, besides organizing technology day workshops at the college premises. This initiative will also facilitate factory visits for faculty/students and summer internship projects.
On the occasion Sridar Narayanswami, vice president & managing director, Emerson Climate Technologies India, enthused, “In a young country like India, where the gap between demand and supply is ever increasing, we need all the talent available getting exposure to real world engineering skills and creative thinking. This will give students an opportunity to join the industry with confidence and achieve their true potential. It will also help Emerson in leveraging the institutes splendid research and project consulting capabilities for knowledge creation.”
Speaking on the occasion Dr. OG.Kakde, director- VJTI said “I am expecting active participation from the VJTI students and faculty to leverage this opportunity and work closely with Emerson experts. Their in depth domain expertise in the HVACR field will be a great source of knowledge to our students and will help them in enhancing their technical skills and knowledge”.
Dr. Priyadarshi Sawant, director- SPCE said “We are very happy to be associated with a leading engineering and technology company like Emerson Climate Technologies. We are sure to gain from the company’s extensive experience in the HVACR industry and in ensuring our students are industry ready.”
Emerson has been supporting academia & industry with the long running ISHRAE Emerson Online University program – an e-learning platform targeted at various stakeholders of the HVACR industry. It entails participants covering specific modules and taking an online examination. Successful participants are presented with ‘Certificate Of Course Completion’ at the end of the program.
Emerson is a strong global supporter of the engineering community. As part of its 125 years anniversary celebration this year, the company has launched the ‘I Love STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) initiative’ in February. It encourages young people across the globe to become more interested and enthusiastic about science and engineering.
About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. The innovative solutions of Emerson Climate Technologies, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll™ and White-Rodgers™, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment. For more information, visit
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2014 were $24.5 billion. For more information, visit