Roorkee: Today Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee signed an MOU with TERI – The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi.
The MOU was signed by Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Prof AK Chaturvedi, Director IITR
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) and TERI have agreed to collaborate in the areas of mutual interest with special focus on the thematic areas of Energy,Renewable Energy, Water Management, climate change, food, environment, sustainable habitat and sustainable transport. The MoU will also facilitate capacity building activities and joint events focusing on public policy and public action in the areas of Energy Transition, Energy Access, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Green Buildings, Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Transport, Air Quality, Sustainable Land Use, Waste management, Climate Science & Policy, Resource Efficiency and Security.
“We are delighted to tie up with TERI. The partnership with TERI will faciliate increased usage of the intellectual resources of IITR i.e. its faculty and students, for addressing energy and sustainability related challenges faced by developing countries, in general, and India, in particular” said Prof Ajit Kumar Chaturvedi, Director IITR.
Speaking about the collaboration Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General of TERI said “It is a matter of pride that TERI is further strengthening its ties with IIT Roorkee as both the institutions enter in to a MoU. This formal arrangement would help leverage respective strengths to further research and academic collaborations given natural synergies in the areas of energy, environment, and natural resources.”