NIT Calicut signed this MoU with the Indian Institute of Spice Research

National Institute of Technology, Calicut has entered into an MoU with the Indian Institute of Spice Research of ICAR to promote research and training in the field of agriculture. The MoU promotes cooperation between the two leading institutions in Kozhikode. The MOU was signed by NIT Calicut Director Prasad Krishna and ICAR-IISR Director  R. Dinesh.  The purpose of cooperation is joint educational, training, and research activities. This would ensure mutual benefits through the exchange of technology and agricultural knowledge.  Krishna said that the MoU between the two institutions located in close proximity to each other has many advantages. Proper communication, exchange programs, and campus visits help both partners understand the real problems and find solutions, he added.   

  The MoU also emphasizes the need to exchange invitations to researchers, including faculty, researchers, and graduate students for lectures, campus visits, etc. As part of the cooperation, it is also planned to share expertise in the field for mutual cooperation. for research projects.  “The collaboration is expected to help us focus on modernized research activities, sidelining traditional research,” R Dinesh said. Also called for collaboration to promote entrepreneurial mentoring and research in the spice industry.  Both institutions now exchange researchers to participate in conferences, symposia, and seminars. In addition, the exchange of information in areas of mutual interest is expected to benefit the research community at NITC and the research community at IISR.

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