Campus Notes

Dr Ambedkar International Centre inks MoU with JNU

NetIndian News Network

New Delhi, December 3, 2018

Dr Ambedkar International Centre (DAIC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here to facilitate and enhance research activities and policy formulation aimed at socio-economic transformation and sustainable development. 
The MoU was signed by JNU Vice-Chancellor M Jagadish Kumar and DAIC Director Atul Dev Sarmah here last week.
The signing ceremony was witnessed by Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, among others.
DAIC is a centrally located state-of-the-art centre for quality research in socio-economic transformation and it has been envisaged as a think-tank for preparing policy briefs. JNU with the status of the ‘University of Excellence’ given by the UGC is a world-renowned centre for teaching and research, having collaborations and MoUs with universities across the world in research projects, conferences, and publications.
"The MoU will facilitate and enhance research activities and policy formulation aimed at Socio-economic Transformation and Sustainable Development. The two organizations resolved to cooperate within the scope of their mandates and sphere of competences to work for these issues. 
"The parties recognized the benefits to be derived from increased collaboration, cooperation and interaction for the further promotion and understanding of high performance in research training and organizing various programmes including conferences, seminars, symposia and lecture series.
"The MoU aims to define the areas for fundamental, academic research in which both the Parties desire to work together in future for their mutual benefit to foster a collaborative framework with a view to benefiting from each other’s initiatives," an official press release said.

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