Indian technology company HCLTech has partnered with UPES Dehradun, an educational institution in Uttarakhand, to develop innovative sustainability solutions specifically for the oil and gas industry.
How will it be beneficial for students and researchers?
The partnership will allow UPES Dehradun students and research scholars to get internships at HCLTech, which will help them to learn as well as gain the opportunity for future employment in the company.
Successful candidates can join HCLTech's oil and gas consulting team, marking a unique blend of academic learning and professional application.
Technological advancements and industry impact
“This strategic initiative will introduce solutions that promote sustainability, innovation, value optimization and prioritization of low-carbon solutions in the oil and gas industry," said Ajay Bahl, Corporate Vice President, HCLTech.
He said the focus will be on leveraging AI/ML, GenAI, IoT, Industry 4.0, data engineering, and cloud computing to enhance hydrocarbon exploration and production. This approach is expected to bring significant value to oil and gas companies, prioritizing sustainability and low-carbon solutions, he added.
Dr. Ram Sharma, Vice Chancellor of UPES, highlights the mutual benefits of this collaboration. He said the partnership will not only provide practical case studies for students but also connect industry sponsors with professors to address real-world issues. UPES plans to host webinars and forums to explore new possibilities in sustainability, safety in oil field operations, and operational excellence.
What does UPES Dehradun do?
UPES Dehradun is recognized for its academic reputation and industry connections. Ranked 52nd in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2023 by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, UPES also boasts top rankings in engineering and management.
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