The Indian Institute of Technology Jammu on Friday entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Army”s Northern Command providing innovative solutions through exhaustive research and development in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.
Lt Gen S Harimohan Iyer represented the Headquarters Northern Command, while Director Manoj Singh Gaur signed the MoU on behalf of IIT Jammu. Major Gen Vineet Gaur, MGEME, Northern Command led the discussion and chalked the way forward for the workings of the MoU.
“The scope of the MoU includes research and product development collaborations, which will empower field units of the Northern Command (Indian Army) with the technical excellence and translational research initiatives of IIT Jammu” the official said.
IIT Jammu aims to become a strong resource that can help solve the Indian Army”s unique problems by providing innovative solutions through exhaustive research and development, Gaur said.
This collaboration will encourage innovations from the IIT community that can help the Indian Army on ground.