Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. will set up a faculty chair at IIT-Kharagpur’s Department of Aerospace Engineering with a focus on new technologies in the aerospace industry, the company said after the two signed a preliminary agreement on Wednesday.

HAL plans to start one more at IIT-Bombay shortly.

It has already set up a chair each at IIT Roorkee and Kanpur, and at the National Law School of India University in Bangalore, a company release said. — Special Correspondent