Pawan Hans works with Mumbai University to launch Aeronautical Engineering degree

Pawan Hans works with Mumbai University to launch Aeronautical Engineering degree 4 Apr, 17, Source: Pawan Hans
Mumbai University has teamed up with Pawan Hans, a state-run helicopter services operator on March 23, 2017, to launch Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Aeronautical Engineering. The varsity is also taking steps to launch a course in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering from the coming academic session.

Students enrolled for this programme will be trained by professionals from Pawan Hans Helicopter Training institute. Alternatively, the training and the course will be monitored and supported by Garware Institute of Career Education and Development.

Vice-Chancellor of Mumbai University, Sanjay Deshmukh revealed that the annual intake of Aeronautical Engineering course is 60 and the course will begin from July 2017. He added that the varsity would also launch a chopper joy ride in collaboration with Bombay Flying Club for both students and public on March 28, 2017.

Deshmukh further specified that there would be a 10% discount on the fare if the students were willing to participate in chopper joy ride. The students belonging to weaker section will have 25% of discount on the ticket. The cost of the ticket for each student will be less than Rs. 4,000.

Deshmukh mentioned that they requested for 200 acres of land to open a campus for tribal students and if the land is allocated, an airstrip will be built which the government departments can also use.

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