The Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vishnu Institute of Technology, Bhimavaram received Ford EcoSport Vehicle from Ford Company, Chennai. As a part of Ford's corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative named "Taking Education Further", the company donated a new vehicle to the college.
Principal, Dr. D. Suryanarayana said that, VIT Mechanical Engineering students are designing and fabricating various All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) and are also excelling in various Go-Karting, SAE-BAJA competitions. This experience enabled our students to get placement opportunities in reputed automotive companies like Hyundai, KIA Motors, John Deere, Renault-Nissan, Isuzu and Royal Enfield. He added that Ford has gifted EcoSport vehicle to our college to further encourage our students and enlighten them with the latest automotive technologies. He also quoted that this is a unique and first of its kind initiative by Ford India and Vishnu Institute of Technology is the first Engineering College in the State of Andhra Pradesh to get benefitted from such initiative.
Head of the Department, Dr M. Venu mentioned that the new vehicle will help the students and will provide a learning opportunity to explore new features in automobile engineering.
The Chairman of Sri Vishnu Group, Sri K.V. Vishnu Raju, Vice-Chairman Sri R. Ravichandran and Principal of VIT Dr. D. Suryanarayana thanked Ford India authorities for their support to the college.