GE, Tata Group to build aero-engine component centre in Hyderabad

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American multinational GE and Tata Group on Monday launched work to build a world-class structural Centre of Excellence (COE) focused on aero-engine components here.

The facility, coming up in Aerospace Park at Adibatla on the city’s outskirts, will incorporate the latest technologies from GE and best manufacturing practices to deliver complex high-precision aero-engine components to the world’s fastest-selling jet engine, the CFM LEAP engine.

This is part of the strategic partnership signed in November between GE Aviation and Tata Advanced Systems Ltd (TASL) to join forces for manufacturing, assembling, integration and testing of aircraft components, said a statement from AGE.

“Tata Group’s partnership with GE will boost the domestic manufacturing expertise and enhance the capabilities of the group in the global aerospace industry. We look forward to developing a resilient ecosystem through this collaboration that will help both companies to strengthen manufacturing expertise in the country,” said Banmali Agrawala, President, Infrastructure and Defence & Aerospace, Tata Sons.

“The collaboration between the two companies will deliver results for India’s aerospace and defence industry which will be unmatched”, said Vishal Wanchoo, President and CEO for GE South Asia.

“Through our technology centres in Bengaluru and Hyderabad, GE has developed high-tech research capabilities in India. Combining GE’s R&D capability with state of the art manufacturing within Tata’s new facility in Hyderabad is a significant step forward in building indigenous capability for the Indian aerospace industry,” he added.                  Source: The News Minute

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Hyderabad to have Rain Water Harvesting park soon

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Telangana Minister for Municipal Administration K T Rama Rao on Monday instructed the HMWSSB ( Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board) officials to create a novel Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) Park in Hyderabad.

All Urban local bodies should implement RWH in a mission mode, Mr Rao said at a review meeting held on ‘Jalam Jeevam’ initiative here attended by officials from HMWSSB, GHMC, HMDA, CDMA, and representatives from NGOs.

The Jalam Jeevam initiative is intended at conserving and harvesting rain water.

Addressing the Meeting, the Minister said providing clean drinking water to every citizen of the state is a priority to the state government and added that under the leadership of Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, the state government had already made substantial progress in clearing water shortage in Hyderabad.

Announcing a series of steps to improve ground water levels in the city, include construction of new RWH pits in all government offices in Hyderabad, the Minister said that all commercial establishments like banks, function halls, hospitals, hotels, industrial and IT Parks also to have RWHs.

The Minister said that the proposed RWH Park will have various structures on display.

It will also have a auditorium to showcase RWH structures and screen educational films.

Mr Rao said that the proposed RWH Park will serve as a great resource to educate and train school and college students.

The Minister also instructed CDMA (Commissioner and Director of Municipal Administration) Ms Sridevi to
implement similar RWH structures in all the Urban Local Bodies of the state.   (UNI)  Source: Munsif

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