New Delhi: The Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-Delhi) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Navy for academic collaboration. The MoU records mutual intent for academic collaboration between the Indian Navy and IIIT Delhi for academic advancement of B.E./B.Tech. Qualified officers of the Indian Navy, by providing them with an opportunity to pursue Master of Technology Programmes in the fields of mutual interest and convenience.
A ceremony marking the partnership program was attended by Invited guests, Navy officers, Faculty Members, and PhD students.
“In line with multistakeholder Task Force report on ‘Strategic Implementation of Artificial Intelligence for National Security and Defence’ and Govt of India/ Ministry of Defence order on implementation of AI in Armed Forces, IN has been constantly pursuing Capacity Building as well as Projects in the field of BDA and AI. In furtherance of these initiatives and to enable expertise build up in this niche area, an MoU with IIIT Delhi has been concluded to facilitate M Tech programme for Naval Officers with specialisation in Artificial Intelligence, said Officer from Indian Navy”.
“IIIT-Delhi is a world-class university that delivers research of international stature. The association between the IIITD and Indian Navy will definitely create new forefronts for both. The institute is proud to be associated with the Indian Navy,” Dr Ashok Kumar Solanki, Registrar, IIIT-Delhi