IIT-KGP, Jindal Stainless tie up for stainless steel course
    Kolkata, Apr 25 (PTI) IIT-Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) and
Jindal Stainless have come together to introduce a 3-credit
course on stainless steel and advanced ferrous alloys.
    This is a part of IIT-KGP's post-graduate curriculum
for the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering,
Jindal Stainless said in a release on Thursday.
    The course shall comprise the study of stainless steel
and the uniqueness of its various grades, behavioural and
forming characteristics, determination of life-cycle cost and
an understanding of the entire gamut of applications, along
wit advanced ferrous alloys, it said.
    The programme will commence as an elective course from
the autumn semester (July-November 2019) of the institute,
with an initial batch of around 50-60 students.
    "As a green metal, stainless steel has the potential
to re-imagine sustainability. With IIT Kharagpur's expertise,
we will be able to drive awareness among the future Indian
engineers," Jindal Stainless Director S Bhattacharya said.
    The course curriculum will also give real-time
exposure of stainless steel fabrication to students through
visits to the manufacturing units of Jindal Stainless in Hisar
and Pathredi in Haryana, the release added. PTI AKB