Bhubaneswar: The Indian Institute of
Technology (IIT) here signed an agreement with AIIMS-
Bhubaneswar on Monday for collaborative research and academic
interaction among their faculty and scientists.
The memorandum of understanding was signed between the
two premiere institutes in presence of Union Human Resource
Development Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal ‘Nishank’ who also held
an interaction with officials of central institutes.
The agreement will facilitate sharing of research
information, and joint supervision of doctoral and
post-graduate students of the two institutes for research
The minister stressed that there is a void in the form
of interdisciplinary research work and said that he is looking
forward to fruitful outcomes from the collaboration.
All institutes should complement each other’s work as
a team and collaborate for meaningful outcomes in the interest
of the society and an agreement between the IIT and the AIIMS
is a good start, he added. (PTI)