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March 25, 2021 Thursday 10:50:55 AM IST

IIT Support for Quality Higher Education in Jammu

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IIT Jammu will help the higher education institutions in the Union Territory to attain higher standards as per a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the institute and Higher Education Department. It was signed between Manoj Singh Gaur, Director, IIT Jammu and Talat Parvez Rohella, Commissioner Secretary, Department of Higher Education of Jammu. The IIT has expressed its willingness to share state-of-the art research resources and infrastructure with the educational institutions to enhance the quality of research in the region. The IIT expert faculty will help in enhancing the knowledge base of the faculty of colleges and students in many disciplines including machine learning, big data and cloud computing. The scope of the MoU includes academic, research, administrative and consultancy collaborations. IIT and Higher Education Department will work together in faculty development in engineering, science and humanities and social sciences for existing staff and improving the employability of the youth.