The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Hamirpur and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi together signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 28 September for research-related activities, academic workshops and scientific conferences.
The MoU was signed by IIT Mandi Director Prof Laxmidhar Behera and NIT Hamirpur Director Prof Hiralal Murlidhar Suryawanshi. Speaking about the benefits of the agreement, NIT-Hamirpur Registrar Prof Vinod Kumar said that it will allow undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) students of both institutes to carry out their studies and research work in joint consultation with the two faculties.
Considering MoU's contribution to the faculties, he further added that the faculty will also be able to share academic knowledge and jointly publish research papers. Additionally, this agreement will enhance and improve the quality of students at the two institutes.
During the occasion, Prof Behera addressed the students and apprised them of the ongoing research in robotics and drone technologies at IIT Mandi.