GUWAHATI: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is all set to collaborate with Mizoram University in joint development of teaching programmes.
Both the organizations are planning to encourage contact and cooperation between their faculty members, departments and research facilities.
A MoU towards this collaboration was signed by Prof. T.G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, and Prof. K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao, Vice-Chancellor, Mizoram University on July 26.
The signing ceremony was witnessed by Prof. A. S. Achalkumar, Dean (Outreach Education Programme), IIT Guwahati and Dr. N. Mohondas Singh, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Mizoram University.
“This is a memorable day for both the institutions to advance the research and academic collaborations and to emerge as winners which will serve the larger cause of the North-east India”, said Prof. T. G. Sitharam, Director of the institution.
Speaking about the collaboration, Prof. K.R.S. Sambasiva Rao, Vice-Chancellor, Mizoram University, said, “Signing this MoU is an important step in advancing the relationship for both institutes and providing a valuable opportunity for the students of Mizoram University and facilitating the cooperation in teaching and research areas of mutual interest. It will help the students further to get exposure in advanced instrumentation and facilities available at IITG and will be having good scope and opportunities for fulfilling their academic zeal.”
IIT Guwahati will also cooperate in education and R&D activities besides promoting the exchange of students.
About IIT Guwahati
IIT Guwahati was founded in 1994, is well-equipped with world-class infrastructure to with a global research ranking of 41 and an overall ranking of 395 in world. Mizoram University was created by an Act of Parliament (No. 8 of 2000) and it became functional from 2nd July 2001.
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