IIT Roorkee inks pact with BIS for establishment of ‘BIS Standardization Chair Professor’

IIT Roorkee: This would be the first standardization chair established by Bureau of Indian Standards in an institute.

IIT Roorkee inks pact with BIS for establishment of ‘BIS Standardization Chair Professor’ IIT Roorkee
Press Trust of India | Mar 10, 2022 - 8:11 p.m. IST
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New Delhi: Government agency Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) on Thursday signed an agreement with IIT Roorkee for establishment of 'BIS Standardization Chair Professor'. This would be the first standardization chair established by BIS in an institute for activities on standardization and conformity assessment, an official statement said.

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The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) would facilitate the research and development, teaching and training in the field of standardization and conformity assessment with a focus on the areas of civil, electrical, mechanical, chemical, earthquake engineering, renewable energy projects, medical biotechnology and nanotechnology, biotechnology, biomaterials, among other issues.

This will also help in sensitising students on how standards can encourage and facilitate innovation and will help in grooming students, making them better prepared for their future professional challenges, it added. BIS Director General Pramod Kumar Tiwari assured commitment to provide all the necessary support towards this initiative.

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In other news, IIT Bombay celebrated its 63rd Foundation Day today, March 10, 2022, by honouring the contributions of its faculty members as well as alumni who have contributed eminently and made their mark in their chosen fields of profession.

The Institute honoured its select alumni for their achievements in diverse fields ranging from academics, research and entrepreneurship.


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