IIT-G and Mizoram University signs MoU to strengthen collaboration in teaching, research programmes
With the initiative to develop teaching programmes, R&D activities and promotion of exchange of students, the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) on Thursday said that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Mizoram University to advance research and academic collaborations.
IITG Director TG Sitharam and Mizoram University Vice-Chancellor KRS Sambasiva Rao signed the MoU.
"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," director Sitharam said in a statement.
Sitharam said that IITG and Mizoram University will encourage cooperation among their faculty members, departments and research facilities, adding that both the institutes will collaborate through visits of faculty members, lectures and seminars.
Students would be encouraged to attend courses offered by the partner institutes and collaborate in research projects, the director said.
Mizoram University VC Rao said that the partnership will provide a valuable opportunity for students of Mizoram University and will facilitate cooperation in teaching and research areas of mutual interest.
"It will help students to get exposure to advanced instruments and facilities available at IITG," Rao added.
(Edited by Aparmita Das)
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