MoU to encourage students to take up studies in solar energy

Solar Energy Centre (SEC), an R&D institution of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Delhi Technological University (DTU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for undertaking joint research and education programmes in the field of renewable energy.

The MoU was signed by Bibek Bandyopadhyay, director, SEC and P.B. Sharma, vice chancellor, DTU in the presence of Gireesh Pradhan, secretary , Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and other officials.

The research and education programmes initiated under the MoU include joint M.Tech thesis supervision and practical courses for M. Tech registrants at DTU, Joint Ph.D programme, joint research and consultancy projects with DTU faculty, joint refresher courses for the industry and joint conferences, symposiums and workshops.

The MoU seeks to encourage the M. Tech. students opting for solar energy topics such as solar thermal, concentrated solar thermal, solar cooling, solar photovoltaic.

The MoU aims to create a Joint Academic Interface Committee (JAIC) which will implement the provisions of the MoU.

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