CII Telangana and the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) today signed an MoU to promote innovation and also greater interaction between the industry and academia.
The MoU was signed by V Rajanna, Chairman CII Telangana and Vice President and Global Head-Technology Business Unit, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and A Venugopal Reddy, Vice Chancellor, JNTU Hyderabad in the presence of Kadiyam Srihari, Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of Education, Telangana, a CII release said.
Highlighting the objectives of the MoU, Rajanna said the MoU would facilitate regular interaction between the industry and academia and also promote the culture of technology product development "by enabling ideation, experimentation and prototype development." CII would facilitate faculty development programs on the newer technologies of interest, the release said.
The Vice-Chancellor of JNTUH said the University is launching university wide R&D and innovation initiative called J-Hub to improve quality of engineering education.
The MoU would help researchers and engineering graduates work on industry relevant products and applied research in problems of industry and societal relevance, he said.
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