Speaking about the collaboration, Dr. Tulika Srivastava, Dean (Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy), IIT Mandi, said,”I congratulate the whole team of IIT Mandi and Headquarters Maintenance Command for formalizing their association in the form of this MoU.
One of the main mottos of IIT Mandi is to foster R&D in Engineering and Technology Development and this MoU is a step forward towards it.
The biggest asset of IIT Mandi is the extremely energetic and enthusiastic pool of faculty and students.”
Dr.Srivastava also said, “I am sure that through this association both organisations will mutually benefit and perform important innovations in the area of Artificial intelligence and Machine learning.
I would like to express my sincere gratitude to everyone whose dedication and efforts have contributed to the finalization of this MoU.”
Under the MoUm IIT Mandi and HQ MC will collaborate for research projects, technology development, and skill development in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Human-Computer Interaction, and Decision Support systems.
The MoU will enable activities such as mutual visits by Officers of MC and IIT Mandi faculty for discussion on the collaborative projects, and conducting joint brainstorming sessions and workshops.
The collaboration will also facilitate the technology development and will look into plans to scale up the prototypes and technologies coming out of the collaboration for fabrication by mutually identified industry partners.