Pune: MIT World Peace University- known as MIT-WPU, is a centre for scientific, educational, technological & spiritual development for the youth. It focuses on enabling students to learn and explore present and the future technical advancements of a fast changing world by incorporating best of academics, industrial practices, research and value-based education.
On Monday 14th February, 2022 School of Management (PG), Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University (WPU) Signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Climate Project Foundation, Mumbai. Honourable, Dr. P. Subbarao Pasumarti – Dean and Director at School of Management, MIT World Peace University and Mr. Aditya Pundir, Director – The Climate Project Foundation, India singed the MoU. Dr. R. M. Chitnis, Vice Chancellor- Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University and Mr. Pravin Patil, CEO – Centre for Industry-Academia Partnerships, Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University graced the occasion by their presence.
In 2006, Nobel Laureate and former US Vice President Al Gore got the world talking about climate change with the Academy Award-winning film An Inconvenient Truth. It was just the beginning of a climate revolution. Later that year, he founded what would become The Climate Reality Project to move the conversation forward and turn awareness into action all across the Earth.
School of Management – PG, MIT WPU, recently conducted a one-day workshop on E Vehicle Adoption Policy. The workshop covered various aspects like present status of adoption of e vehicle culture, challenges faced by stakeholders and significance of e vehicle adoption for uplifting the sustainable environment.
The objective of the MoU is to collaborate for research internships, consultancy projects, workshops related to climate and sustainability, seminars and conferences.
The organizations will be working towards solving the problem of Climate Change through education, awareness, training and researching on the impacts and solutions. Promoting low carbon strategy for growth and development and converting institution into green campus.
School of Management – PG, has established a Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability which has a focus to work on climate issues and sustainable solutions. It also aims to bring sustainable practices into impactful actions and take those actions ahead to improve research contribution in the field.
The research and analysis conducted by the student team will focus on possible solutions to a problem of strategic importance to The Climate Project Foundation. The interns will use their best effort to perform the necessary analysis, learn the new technologies and perform hands on experience to solve the problem statement/s in the assigned project.
The other dignitaries present for the ceremony include, Dr. Dhanashree Tharkude – A-HoS, Dr. Swati Bankar – A-HoS, Dr. Varsha Nerlekar – A-HoS, Dr. Rohini Sawalkar – Head CSR & Sustainability and Programme Heads of various MBA Programmes.