IIT Guwahati inks MoU with North Eastern Space Application Centre in Meghalaya

1 min read10 Views Comment
Anupama
Anupama Mehra
Assistant Manager – Content
Updated on Jul 5, 2021 08:31 IST

Some of the initiatives that will be taken up under this partnership include internship programmes, joint degree programmes, short-term training programmes, student exchange programmes and joint projects, among others.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC) to carry out several initiatives jointly for the development of the North East Region and create a mass of skilled professionals in the field.

Some of the initiatives that will be taken up under this partnership include internship programmes, joint degree programmes, short-term training programmes, student exchange programmes and joint projects, among others. A multi-disciplinary approach would be adopted to study ways to tackle disasters.

Highlighting the aspects of this collaboration, Professor TG Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, said, “This is a historic day for both IITG and NESAC as on this day we make our long-standing intellectual relationship also into a formal one. The opportunity is limitless for these two institutes to work together and achieving new heights in research, innovation and capacity development for Northeast Region. Joint Certificate programs, visiting Professorship for teaching few suitable courses along with IITG faculty are few of the initiatives that both institutes could take forward.”
Elaborating on this partnership between the two institutions, Dr PLN Raju, Director, North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC), said, “The signing of MoU with IIT Guwahati and specifically with CDMR (Centre for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction) at IIT-G focusing on training education and Research will further enhance NESAC in strengthening capacity building, training and research in this region. I am looking forward for a fruitful and highly successful MoU between IIT-G and NESAC benefiting the society as a whole.”

Read More:

About the Author
Anupama Mehra
Assistant Manager – Content

"The pen is mightier than the sword". Anupama totally believes in this and respects what she conveys through it. She is a vivid writer, who loves to write about education, lifestyle, and governance. She is a hardcor... Read Full Bio

Comments

We use cookies to improve your experience. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.