Press Trust of India|Oct 22, 2021
IIT Guwahati, Mizoram University to collaborate on teaching, research
IIT Guwahati and Mizoram University will have teacher and student exchanges, joint seminars and research projects.
NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of technology, Guwahati in association with Mizoram University will develop teaching programmes. The two will also collaborate on research and set up student exchange programmes.
The agreement was signed by TG Sitharam, director, IIT Guwahati, and KR. Sambasiva Rao, Vice-Chancellor, Mizoram University on July 26. Interestingly, this collaboration comes at a time of border tensions between Assam and Mizoram.
The collaboration will “serve the larger cause of the North-east India”, said Sitharam.
IIT Guwahati and Mizoram University will “encourage contact and cooperation between their faculty members, departments and research facilities”. Faculty members will be invited to “deliver lectures, conduct seminars, discussions, research and supervise student studies”. Similarly, students will be encouraged to attend courses offered by the partner and work together on research.
Speaking about the collaboration, Rao 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”.
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