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IIT Kanpur, Indian Navy Collaborate to Promote Technology Development – News18


Curated By: Sukanya Nandy

Last Updated: December 18, 2023, 14:39 IST

The collaboration focuses on joint Research and Development initiatives involving teams from Centre of Excellence (Marine Engg.) at INS Shivaji, Lonavla and IIT Kanpur (Representative Image)

The MoU would serve as a broader framework and enable both sides to enhance capacity building, provide solutions to field-level issues and enhance training effectiveness through exchange of faculty/ guest lectures, IIT Kanpur said

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) and Indian Navy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote technology development, innovative solutions and joint R&D. The collaboration focuses on joint Research and Development initiatives involving teams from Centre of Excellence (Marine Engg.) at INS Shivaji, Lonavla and IIT Kanpur.

“This collaboration serves as a testament to IIT Kanpur’s dedication to advancing knowledge, fostering strategic partnerships, and contributing to the nation’s defence capabilities through academic and technological prowess. As a premier institution known for its cutting-edge research and technological advancements, IIT Kanpur can bring its expertise to address real-world challenges faced by the Indian Navy,” Prof. S. Ganesh, Director, IIT Kanpur said.

The MoU would serve as a broader framework and enable both sides to enhance capacity building, provide solutions to field-level issues and enhance training effectiveness through exchange of faculty/ guest lectures, the IIT said. Indian Navy and IIT Kanpur share a common interest in the academic exchange of scientific research activities in the field of defence technologies, it added.

The MoU was signed at the Naval Headquarters, New Delhi. It symbolised the institute and the Navy’s commitment, the IIT said. Rear Admiral K Srinivas, Asst. Chief of Materiel (Dockyard & Refits) and Prof. S. Ganesh, Director, IIT Kanpur signed this MoU. This Strategic alignment signifies a step forward in strengthening the collaborative relationship between academia and the armed forces to foster a conducive environment for innovation and knowledge exchange.

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The Ministry of Education along with the IIT Kanpur had earlier launched SATHEE (Self-Assessment Test and Help for Entrance Exams), an online education platform to help students across the country prepare for competitive exams. The platform comprises a comprehensive suite of resources for NEET and JEE aspirants, including video lectures from faculties of IITs and IISc. It has been designed to provide intensive preparation and revision in a short period, ideal for students looking to consolidate their learning before exams.



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