SIEMENS – a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification,automation and digitization unveiled its first COE in Kerala, on 08/03/2018 at Muthoot Institute Of Technology And Science ( MITS) . This venture, is initiated by Department Of Electrical & Electronics at MITS, is expected to demystify the unsolved ‘Academia- Industry’ gap . It has the potential to offer solutions to real life industrial problems and transform student knowledge level by offering certified courses in Basic PLC , HMI Networking , SCADA and AC and DC drives. The MOU between the two is jointly signed by the chief guest of the day Mr. Sachin Bhanushali , Head –SITRAIN , SEIMENS INDIA and Mr. P . George Varghese , The Executive Director of MITS. Mr. K. Viswanath,Head – South Customer Service SIEMENS, Mr. Sebin Skaria Team leader – Service sales specialist of Siemens INDIA, Principal Dr. S Ramkumar , Academic Advisor Dr. A C Mathai,Dr . Anjali Varghese C – Head Of Department of EEE,Mr. Chikku Abraham, Associate Professor- EEE Dept, Mr. Jim George addressed the gathering.