chhabria to set up car design institute | pune news - times of india
Pune: auto designers at Dilip Chhabria plan to launch a stateof-the- Pune college of automotive design and art. The institute is expected to be operational by the end of 2005 or early 2006. \"I decided to speed up our plan to set up a design institute because I saw a lot of demand for such a course during my recent visit to IITs and other educational institutions,\" chhabria said. He plans to present this proposal to the board of directors of his company DC Designs Pvt Ltd at the end of this month. If the board agrees to a proposed investment of around Rs 7 crore, the institute will be established within one and a half years, he said. The original plan was to set up the institute three years later. Since this is a specialized area, the number of students enrolled will be limited to 100. Enthusiasm for cars, mature painting skills and at least 17 years of age will be the only admission criteria, he said. Instead of creating pure engineers, he added, the company strives to make them entrepreneurs, because not everyone will find a job at the International Automobile Company. However, the institute will consider working with global automotive professionals in Germany, the United States, Japan and Italy. The company is already looking for four. Nearly five acres from the nearest group of land. Set up car manufacturing facilities in Chinchwad so that students can get on the busthe- Easy access to work training. Courses to be taught at the Institute include how cars work, clay modeling, computer-aided design, rapid prototyping and hand-made Metal forming, wood forming, spraying and other skillspainting. Download the India Times news app in the latest city.