“INDUSTRIAL VISIT TO AUTOMOBILE CORPORATION OF GOA LIMITED”
The department of Mechanical Engineering organized Industrial Visit to AutomobileCorporation of Goa Limited (ACGL), Sattari, Goa on 16 March, 2018 for B.E Mechanical Engineering students for the Elective Subject Automobile Engineering.
The visit was organized with the support and guidance from Dr. Kaushal Prasad, Principal FAMT and Dr. Milind Kirkire, Dean Academics &Head, Mechanical Engineering Department. The entire visit was successfully planned and coordinated by Prof. Tushar Kavatkar, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department.
Total 23 students of BE Mechanical along with 1faculty member visited ACGL Campus. All students of BE Mechanical (Automobile Elective) and Mr. Nikhil Patil strived hard & took special initiative under the continuous guidance of Prof. Tushar V. Kavatkar to make the visit successful.
During the visit, various aspects of vehicle body engineering along with different processes were observed. The visit was very informative, a good learning experience and industrial exposure to students. The department is extremely thankful to Mr. Prakash Naik (AGM, HR) and Mr. J. C. Natekar (Sr.Manager, ACGL, Goa) for arranging the visit at the ACGL, campus and to Mr. Vivek Naik & Miss. Samidha Parab for guiding the students throughout the visit.
Automobile Corporation of Goa Ltd. (ACGL) manufactures Sheet metal components, assemblies and bus coaches at its factories situated at villages Honda & Bhuimpal, Goa.The company is in operation since 1982 and is a major supplier of pressings and assemblies to Tata Motors’ Pune factory. The Sheet Metal Division at its three units has high tonnage presses with an output of more than 17,620 tonnes that have ensured complete customer satisfaction. In 1987, the company entered into a Technical Collaboration Agreement with Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., Japan, makers of Subaru car for various models of chassis mounted bus bodies and set up a full-fledged Bus Body Building Division. The company had a further agreement with FHI Ltd. to build Monocoque buses in 1995.
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