Centres

Centre of Excellence for Training and Research in Automation Technologies (CETAT)

The Centre of Excellence for Training and Research in Automation Technologies was set up by M/s Bosch Rexroth India Ltd at PMU based on the MOU. Four laboratories viz. Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Programmable Logic Controllers and Sensorics have been set up at the Centre.

The uniqueness of this institute lies in its state of the art technology, which has world class equipments, training kits, hardware, software and teaching aids with adequate faculties trained from Rexroth Germany. The Centre aims at training industry personnel and students of various institutions from Engineering Degree, Diploma and Certified courses in the Automation field to enable our Industry personnel, faculty and students to have hands on experience and upgradation of technical skill which are essential for industry progress.

12 Staff members of staff of PMU have been trained by M/s Bosch Rexroth India Ltd., at Viswesaraiyya Technical University at Mysore who will be the Trainers at the Centre.

This Centre was inaugurated on 21.01.2013 by His Excellency Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam in the presence of Dr. K. Veeramani, Hon'ble Chancellor, Dr VKN Kannappan, Hon'ble Pro Chancellor, His Excellency Mr Nikolay A Listo Padov, Consul General of Russian Federation, South India, Dr.A.Sivathanu Pillai, CEO & MD , BrahMos Aerospace, New Delhi, Dr Rajan R Natarajan, Dy Secretary of State, Policy & External Affairs, Maryland, USA., Dr G Jagadeesh, Professor of Aerospace, IISc. Bangaluru and Mr A Rajkumar, Vice President, M/s Bosch Rexroth India Ltd. Our Hon'ble Vice Chancellor received the Distinguished Guests at TBI and took them to various Labs. Working Models were demonstrated to the visiting dignitaries by the Trainers of PMU and Representatives of M/s Bosch Rexroth India Ltd.

Objectives

  • To bridge the Technological gap, Improve the technical competence, Employability and Entrepreneurship with a focus on the students of rural segment
  • To impart training to students of the PG, UG and Diploma to meet industry requirements
  • To promote and support the education and training needs of the industry personnel
  • To stimulate the students in developing practical skills and to mould them as successful leaders
  • To inculcate the training to the industrial supervisory and middle management level personnel

Vision

Be a world class training institute in Automation, recognized as employment generator through true commitment of quality, training and corporate social responsibility.

MoUs Signed

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was made at Periyar Maniammai University, Thanjavur on 05.05.2012 between Periyar Maniammai University (PMU) and Bosch Rexroth India Ltd (BRIN) for establishing the Centre of Excellence for Training and Research in Automation Technologies. Bosch Rexroth is one of the world's leading specialists in the field of Drive and control technologies. Under the brand name of Rexroth the company supplies more than 500,000 customers with tailored solutions for driving, controlling and moving. As The Drive & Control Company, Bosch Rexroth develops, produces and sells components and systems in more than 80 countries in the technology fields in Electric Drives and Controls, Industrial Hydraulics, Mobile Hydraulics, Linear Motion and Assembly Technology and Pneumatics. They provide Training equipment and teachware for customers' training centres, educational institutions etc.