A General Engineering focused Technology Centre is being set up by the Ministry of MSME under the World Bank funded Technology Centre Systems Programme in Kanpur to cater the technological and training needs of the general engineering industry in the catchment area of Kanpur. The technology Centre will provide support, from the point of concept creation to development of prototype and low volume production. Technology Centre is expected to provide an impetus to the general engineering industrial units in the region.

The TC will also provide improved access to technology, skill up-gradation and advocacy support for fulfilling the following aspirations and requirements of the industry

  • A strong and sustainable component supply chain, simultaneously developing the MSME network along with the existing tiers of parts suppliers
  • The national objective to make India and especially the Kanpur region - a manufacturing hub for the globe through technical excellence by providing necessary infrastructure, facilities and man power