He said the company’s STEM outreach programmes were forging connections between classroom studies and STEM in the wider world. “Taking this to the next level, we are also happy to partner with Buddy4Study and CAF India to enable a scholarship program for women engineering students, and support and to inspire the next generation of engineers, problem-solvers, scientists and innovators,” he said.
He underlined that ‘Unnati’ Scholarship Programme with CAF India and Buddy4Study was aimed at providing financial support to 150 girl students studying in 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of undergraduate engineering programmes. In addition, these students will also get an opportunity to shadow women engineers at Rolls-Royce as well as be mentored by Rolls-Royce engineers.
Through various community outreach programmes, Rolls-Royce has touched the lives of nearly 100,000 students from diverse backgrounds, inspiring and teaching them about STEM education and careers, as well as providing skill development, the company claimed.
Rolls-Royce has customers in more than 150 countries, comprising more than 400 airlines and leasing customers, 160 armed forces, 70 navies, and more than 5,000 power and nuclear customers.
CEMS is a dedicated centre for facilitating professional skill development and enhancement in Maritime, Manufacturing automobile aerospace and heavy engineering sectors. Its mission is to promote advancement of maritime industrial skills in advanced digital smart manufacturing through Research and education partnership with industry, and turn the vision of the next industrial 4.0 revolution into reality. Established as a Section 8 – not-for-profit organisation, it is part of central government’s Skill India movement.