Bhubaneswar, February 25: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar signed an MoU with the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi for providing a research internship and exposure to youth from Jammu and Kashmir studying in various AICTE accredited institutions under the Prime Minister’s Special Scholar Scheme.
The MoU was signed between Dr Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairperson, AICTE and Prof RV Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar.
The MoU was exchanged between officials of AICTE and Prof VR Pedireddi, Dean, Student Affairs, IIT Bhubaneswar who represented the Institute in presence of Ramesh Pokhriyal, HRD Minister.
Under this MoU, the IIT Bhubaneswar will enroll students from Jammu and Kashmir for research internship at the institute with an objective to provide exposure to the youth from Jammu and Kashmir in the fields of academics, education and research.
Pokhriyal encouraged other IIT’s also to be involved in the nation-building initiative.