NIT Hamirpur, IIT Mandi partner for joint academic, research work
As per the agreement, undergraduate and postgraduate students of both institutes will be able to carry out their studies and research work in joint consultation with the two faculties.
The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Hamirpur and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for research-related activities, academic workshops and scientific conferences.
The agreement was signed between IIT Mandi Director Prof Laxmidhar Behera and NIT Hamirpur Director Prof Hiralal Murlidhar Suryawanshi. NIT Hamirpur Registrar Prof Vinod Kumar said that it will allow undergraduate and postgraduate students of both institutes to carry out their studies and research work in joint consultation with the two faculties.
He said the faculty will also be able to share academic knowledge and jointly publish research papers. Additionally, this agreement will enhance the quality of students at the two institutes. Behera addressed the students and apprised them of the ongoing research in robotics and drone technologies at IIT Mandi.
Skill development courses for local youth
IIT Mandi has launched five short courses to develop the skills of the local youth making them employable and ready for the job market. This is in collaboration with the Himachal Pradesh Kaushal Vikas Nigam (HPKVN),
The duration of the course will be one month and registration is free. Free food, accommodation, and teaching material will be provided by the institute. The course is open to IT, diploma engineers, engineering students, practicing/working engineers, postgraduates and PhD students, teachers/faculty members of technical institutions of Himachal Pradesh who are willing to excel in their scientific and engineering research pursuits.
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