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NIT inks MoU with centre for research on knowhow

TO exchange ideas for developing technologies in the institution, National Institute of Technology, (NIT) Tiruchy and National Re-search Centre for Banana(NRCB) signed a memorandum of under-standing (MoU) on NIT campus recently. Following this, both the institutions agreed to share thoughts and creations for developing imaging systems, electronic devices, solar energy applications in agriculture, nanotechnology and other fields by enlisting the students for internship and post graduate research programmes towards the benefit of farming community. The MoU was inked by Mini Shaji Thomas, director of NIT, and S Uma, Director of NRCB, on behalf of the respec-

NIT, Tiruchy, is a technical education and research hub in Tiruchy in various branches of engineering, science and technology and management. Also, it was ranked first in the National Institute Ranking Framework in the previous academic year 2016- 17. Whereas, the NRCB is one of the premier national horticultural research institutes in India, which aims to increase production and productivity of bananas and plantains through mission mode basic and strategic re-search approach. The institute addressed has come up with technologies covering the entire gamut of banana supply chain in In-dia, starting from farm-level production to post-harvest value addition and export. Now, with MoU signed, both institutions would exchange knowledge re-sources and technologies.
source: epaper.newindianexpress.com//c/20989040

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