The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with five laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to promote collaborative research, reports Indian Express.
IIT Delhi director Professor V Ramgopal Rao on Tuesday (16 July) signed the MoU with directors of five laboratories namely CSIR-advanced materials and processes Research Institute(CSIR-AMPRI), CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments organisation (CSIR-CSIO) , CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CEERI), CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (CSIR-IMMT) and CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL).
According to the report, the IIT Delhi has planned to start around 60 interdisciplinary research projects with five CSIR laboratories this year.
On this occasion, Rao said that IIT Delhi has been pioneering in providing its faculty and students with world class infrastructure and conducive environment for research.
The IIT Delhi, as part of MoU, plans to promote collaborative research, exchange of ideas, development of knowledge, enhancing high quality research throughput.
As per the report, the MoU would serve as a platform to faculty, students and other research scholars to contribute towards research and development advancement of the nation and fueling its growth.
The research work undertaken through the MoU will make optimum use of already existing infrastructure, expertise and vast experience of IIT Delhi and the participating CSIR laboratories.
As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.
Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.
We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.
Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.