Indian Navy ties up with a tech college

The pact aims at synergising the intellectual and material resources towards meeting specific goals and problem solving efforts.

S. Vishnu Sharma, INN/Chennai, @svs037

Indian Naval base at Kochi turned into a hub of activity when MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) was signed between Indian Navy and PSG College of Technology (PSGCT, Coimbatore) on 29 October.
The pact aims at synergising the intellectual and material resources towards meeting specific goals and problem solving efforts. 
Commodore Yogesh Chandra Pandey, Director Naval Institute of Aeronautical Training (NIAT) and college principal R Rudramurthy signed the pact on behalf of Indian Navy and PSGCT. 
The MoU will benefit both the sides by providing expertise in academics, development of training infrastructure, joint research and deveopment projects and Transfer of technology (ToT) on mutual interest areas, faculty assistance in product/ process modification, modernization. 
Allocation of four seats to Indian Navy personnel for pursuing post-graduation and unlimited seats for research are the other key highlights of the MoU. Rear Admiral K Swaminathan, Chief Staff Officer (Training), Southern Naval Command said it was indeed a red letter day and an event of paramount importance for the Southern Naval Command. 
He appreciated the fact that the MOU was arrived at after much thought, deliberations and joint evaluation of proficiencies by both parties in finalising an elaborate and exhaustive document which will be a road map towards mutual collaboration between the two organisations.
He added that mutual cooperation in academics, training, projects and research in addition to faculty and resource sharing will go a long way in enhancing the technological edge of the Indian Navy.  
 

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