SECOND DAY OF SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC PRESIDENT'S VISIT
ON OCTOBER 28TH A DELEGATION «SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC» HEADED BY THE PRESIDENT OF JSC «SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC» IN RUSSIA AND CIS COUNTRIES JOHANNA VANDERPLAETSE VISITED THE KAZAN STATE POWER ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY, WHERE SHE WAS ABLE TO GET ACQUAINTED WITH THE SCIENTIFIC AND EDUCATIONAL POTENTIAL OF THE POWER ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY. THE UNIVERSITY IS THE ONLY POWER ENGINEERING ONE IN THE VOLGA REGION.
The guests passed with a tour the 19-storey hostel, the unique training ground "110/10 kV Substation" and "Distribution Networks", numerous scientific and educational laboratories, as well as the showroom of the KSPEU Energy Saving Center. The foreign visitors got particularly interested with the latest one.
During the visit, the President of JSC «Schneider Electric» in Russia and the CIS, Johan Vanderplaets, and the Rector of the Kazan State Power Engineering University signed an agreement on donation of the 400 electrical equipment items to the university. The mentioned electrical equipment is given to the Applied Qualifications Center "Electro Skills", which is to be the training and educational center for the students' electrical work skills obtaining, electrical equipment design, installation, repair and maintenance operating characteristics training, as well as retraining and advanced training of specialists of working specialties. For these purposes, «Schneider Electric» will equip educational zones of the Center with modern equipment, the total amount of which will be 7 million rubles.
Yesterday in the presence of the Acting President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Ildar Khalikov, there was signed an agreement on cooperation between the company «Schneider Electric» and Kazan State Power Engineering University. The document was signed by the President of JSC «Schneider Electric» in Russia and the CIS countries, Johan Vanderplaets, and the Rector of the KSPEU, Edward Abdullazyanov.