MUMBAI : National Institute of Industrial Engineering wore a festive look on 23.09.2021 on the occasion of launching of the Centre of Excellence in the domain of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Shri Piyush Goyal, Honourable Minister of Commerce & Industry presided over the function, which was also graced by Chairman, NITIE Board of Governor, Mr Shashi Kiran Shetty, Founder and Chairman, Allcargo Logistics Ltd & Chairman, ECU Worldwide and Gati Limited.
Prof. Manoj Tiwari, Director NITIE welcomed the guests and delivered the inaugural address. Shri Shashi Kiran Shetty also spoke about the need for the CoE and the role it would play in elevating NITIE’s contribution towards solving global supply chain challenges.
Given the significance of Logistics and Supply Chain Management in growth and development of the nation by improving competitiveness, maximising capabilities through improved logistics infrastructure and by obtaining the advantages of globalization, India will be able to address supply chain issues more efficiently.
The Centre is thus envisaged to steer the education, training, and research in the domain of Supply Chain by means of launching of cutting-edge programs, promote Digitisation, Analytics, and IOT Applications, decision support Systems through AI/ML applications, Digital twin and Control towers to strengthen the monitoring and analysis of complex logistics Operations. Applied and actionable research and case studies will be the regular features of the centre and it will help in policy planning and capability building to strengthen the Multi Modal logistics services, warehousing, Ports and shipping, Transportation and packaging and entities of Value Chain to help in smoothing our complete supply chain and export potential.