In 1931, the Kharkiv Tractor Plant, which was still under construction, was assigned patronage by the Kharkiv Institute of Mechanization and Electrification of Agriculture. KhIMEA students also participated in the construction of this industrial giant (worked mainly on earthworks) and provided other assistance.
“Our boss, the Tractor Plant, puts forward students and teachers. staff priority requirements: to help workers in the invention, raising the activity of communities organizations, the elimination of illiteracy among workers and their families and mass cultural work among factory workers”, – wrote the newspaper HIMESG” For mechanization and electrification of agriculture”…
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