Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with Mizoram University for the development of teaching programs, R&D activities and promotes the exchange of students.
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Advancements in research and development for North-East India
The MoU was signed recently by IITG Director TG Sitharam and Mizoram University Vice-Chancellor KRS Sambasiva Rao.
“This is a memorable day for both the institutions to advance the research and academic collaborations and to serve the larger cause of North East India”, Mr. Sitharam mentions in a statement.
He said that IIT Guwahati and Mizoram University will encourage cooperation among their faculty members, departments, and research facilities. Both the institutes will collaborate through visits of faculty members, lectures, and seminars.
Partnership provides facilitation and cooperation in areas of mutual interest
Mr. Sitharam says that students will be encouraged to attend courses offered by the partner institutes and collaborate in research projects.
Following this, Mr. Rao added, “The partnership will provide a valuable opportunity for students of Mizoram University and will facilitate cooperation in teaching and research areas of mutual interests. It will help students to get exposure to advanced instruments and facilities available at IITG.”
IIT Guwahati was founded in 1994, is well-equipped with world-class infrastructure and a global research ranking of 41. Mizoram University became functional in 2001 and was accredited ‘A’ grade by NAAC in 2014 and 2019.