PRDC® has always been associated with academia in one way or the other since inception. As the very name of the company suggests, PRDC® is into Research & Development and hence close to Academia. Professional consulting and software solutions development are also the core business area. Several BTech, MTech students and PhD Scholars from reputed institutions have done their dissertation / research work at PRDC® .
Recently, PRDC® has been recognized as a Research Center by Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU – central university to which all the 250 odd engineering institutes of the state is affiliated), Belgaum, Karnataka, India. This gives an excellent opportunity for the scientists, research scholars, professional engineers, in-house engineers and other interested intellectuals to pursue full time / part time MSc. (Engg) by research and Ph.D programmes, to enhance their knowledge. This further leads to the contribution of sophisticated and innovative solutions for the ever-changing power industry.
PRDC® provides an opportunity for undergraduate and postgraduate students to pursue their project work on the ongoing practical issues of the industry thereby provides practical exposure and a platform for industry-institute interaction.
PRDC® instituted a Merit Award + Cash Reward contest for power system engineers, consultants, faculty, research scholars, postgraduate and undergraduate students to promote the research activities in power sector, to meet new / upcoming challenges.