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|April 2, 1998||
IIT, Delhi gets free software worth $ 2.5 m
IIT Delhi has been handed 100 sets of the latest Pro/Engineer CAD/CAM/CAE software, valued at over $ 2.5 million, for use in a new CAD laboratory by Parametric Technology Corporation.
PTC and IIT, Delhi officials signed an agreement to this effect last month, affirming their commitment to promote excellence in mechanical design automation.
IIT, Delhi has itself invested over Rs. 12 million in hardware to run Pro/Engineer and sought Rs 30 million government aid to update their machine shops.
These moves are expected to improve the career prospects of the IIT students in the international market.
-Compiled from the Indian media
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