Piyush Chaudhary|Jan 25, 2023
IIT Roorkee to set up Advanced Packaging Research Laboratory at Saharanpur campus
IIT Roorkee: The institute said that the programme aims to help science graduates coming from rural and remote areas in the vicinity of industries.
Roorkee: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) is launching a project for development of Advanced Packaging Research Laboratory and skilldevelopment programme at Department of Paper Technology, Saharanpur campus under the aegis of Satia Industries Limited.
The programme aims to help science graduates coming from rural and remote areas in the vicinity of industries. "Students will be prepared as testers in paper effluent testing. This skill development training will help students get absorbed in the paper and pulp industries. Food loss and waste prevention strategies is among the sustainable development goals to effectively prevent and or reduce wastage,” the institute said in a statement.
IIT Roorkee director Ajit K Chaturvedi said, ‘’IITRDF will enable the Institute’s pursuit of excellence by serving as a liaison between the Institute and donors. Our partnership with Satia Industries Limited (SIL) is the first plant in this direction…It is heartening to know that the first partner of IITRDF is already taking benefits of Carbon Credits as per the global aspirations of Corporate Social Responsibility.’’
Chirag Satia, executive director, Satia Industries Limited, highlights, “With growing potential of agro-industries to absorb young workforce, this initiative will prove fruitful for the region. Satia Industries Ltd. is looking forward to work in close co-operation with IITRDF to pave out new potential collaboration opportunities to further strengthen our Partnership.’’
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