GL Bajaj Launches First Electric Vehicle (EV) Centre of Excellence in Uttar Pradesh for Research and Development


GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management (GL Bajaj), a prestigious educational institution in North India, celebrated the inauguration of its state-of-the-art “EVM Centre of Excellence: The World of EV” at its Greater Noida campus. The event was graced by distinguished guests, including General V K Singh, the State Minister of Road Transport and Highways. The establishment of this cutting-edge center highlights GL Bajaj’s commitment to fostering research and development in the field of Electric Vehicles (EVs).

With its recent inauguration, the “EVM Centre of Excellence: The World of EV” at GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management emerges as an innovative hub for groundbreaking research, development, and innovation in the electric vehicle (EV) domain. This pioneering platform is designed to facilitate collaboration and knowledge exchange among industry experts, researchers, and policymakers, with the ultimate goal of expediting the widespread adoption of sustainable transportation solutions. The Centre holds great promise in driving advancements and shaping the future of the EV industry.

Recognizing the importance of practical training, GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management has partnered with its alumnus, Alok Tripathi, to establish a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence. This dedicated facility is specifically designed to educate students on the conversion process of conventional vehicles into electric vehicles (EVs). Spanning an expansive area of 3000 sqft, the Centre features a well-equipped workshop and a battery assembly unit. This exceptional initiative provides students with invaluable hands-on experience in EV creation, allowing them to learn from industry experts and gain practical skills in the field.

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Inaugurating the event, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, General VK Singh said, “I commend GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management for establishing the EVM Centre of Excellence: The World of EV. This initiative reflects their commitment to driving sustainable transportation solutions in India. With the rapid growth of electric vehicles globally, it is essential for educational institutions to play a key role in research, development, and innovation in this field. I am confident that this Centre will pave the way for future advancements and contribute significantly to the growth of the electric vehicle industry in our country.”

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, Vice Chairman of GL Bajaj Educational Institutions, said, “First of all, I welcome all the esteemed dignitaries, and we are honoured to have their presence at this event. We are proud of our alumni who have brought glory to our institution through their successful ventures in the world of entrepreneurship. As we embark on a journey towards a sustainable and greener future in the electric vehicle industry, we eagerly anticipate the EVM Centre of Excellence: The World of EV becoming a hub of innovation and collaboration. This platform will not only equip our students with the skills and knowledge they need but also foster partnerships with industry professionals, researchers, and policymakers to drive the growth of sustainable transportation solutions.”

The event witnessed a remarkable turnout of more than 1000 attendees, including prominent MLAs, ministers, the Director of GKM, and representatives from various Skill Councils. GL Bajaj Institute takes immense pride in its extensive alumni network, which has played a pivotal role in fostering valuable connections between the institute and accomplished entrepreneurs. Supported by a dedicated team of professionals and robust entrepreneurial resources, GL Bajaj has been instrumental in empowering its students to excel as successful young entrepreneurs.

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Moreover, GL Bajaj Institute’s renowned incubation center, the GL Bajaj Centre for Research and Incubation (GLBCRI), stands at the forefront by incubating a remarkable count of 33 startups, the highest among private colleges in Uttar Pradesh. With its cutting-edge infrastructure and comprehensive resources, the Centre provides an ideal environment for students to nurture their ideas and convert them into successful businesses. In addition, GL Bajaj facilitates mentorship and networking opportunities through its entrepreneurship cell, connecting aspiring entrepreneurs with industry experts and potential investors. This holistic ecosystem enables students to embark on their entrepreneurial journey with confidence and support.

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