To collaborate in the field of research and education, Tezpur University arrived into an agreement with Assam Don Bosco University (ABDU) in Guwahati and signed an Memorandum of Agreement with the university. To conduct joint research projects the universities have agreed to exchange teachers and students under the agreement. There would be mutual sharing of resources in the chemical sciences, food engineering, physics and nanotechnology and computer science engineering among these two universities for the greater good of higher education and research.
The MoA would also include Joint Research projects involving the Union Ministry of Science and technology, Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) along with other funding agencies and institutes so that they could have unhindered access to latest instrumentation facilities and undergo programmes related to faculty exchange and joint development programs. This agreement would allow the students and staff members of ABDU access to the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DEIT) assisted Micro-electrical-mechanical system (MEMS) fabrication facilities that are available at the Tezpur University campus.
The agreement has been signed for the duration of five years and has got signed on 17 October 2014, with the provision of further extension if both the parties agree in future. Tezpur University is the central university in Northeast India and is promoting research in science and technology for years. Don Bosco group is a huge one spread across 132 countries and cater to almost 9 million people worldwide which is also a big name in the field of technical education in India.
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