- Vice President of India Jagdeep Dhankhar visited IIT Guwahati earlier this month and the initiative is the outcome of the Vice President’s visit
The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 19th July 2023 with the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) to build capacity/skills in international affairs and foreign policy.
Vice President of India Jagdeep Dhankhar visited IIT Guwahati earlier this month and the initiative is the outcome of the Vice President’s visit.
The MoU was signed between Prof. Parameswar K. Iyer, Officiating Director, IIT Guwahati and Ambassador Vijay Thakur Singh, Director-General, ICWA, on 19th July 2023, with an objective to work together in pursuit of their goal of expanding awareness and knowledge on international affairs and Indian foreign policy. The agreement will be valid for a period of 3 years.
The expected outcomes of the collaboration will include:
- Intellectual development of stakeholders in universities, academic institutions, industries, and other partners located in Assam in terms of awareness on international affairs and Indian foreign policy
- Undertaking joint studies through mutually agreed modalities on issues of common interest
Dhankhar, who is also the President of Indian Council of World Affairs announced this collaboration during his address at the 25th Convocation of IIT Guwahati. He mentioned, “This collaboration would give the institute a window to the world of a different nature.”