Promote research jointly, says Kakodkar

Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: Academic institutions should come together to consolidate research efforts in India, said Anil Kakodkar, chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, here on Monday. Speaking after releasing the promotional issue of the journal “Advances in Engineering and Applied Mathematics” being brought out by the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M), Dr. Kakodkar said that this would result in more interactions among academicians and between academia and industry.

Shankar Narasimhan, editor-in-chief of the journal, said that the thematic journal would be available free to all Springer Verlag online subscribers. M.S.Ananth, director, IIT-M, said that as part of the golden jubilee celebrations of IIT-M, 50 books by professors were planned. Dr.Kakodkar released 13 books on various subjects on Monday.

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