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IIT Jodhpur signed an MoU with NHAI (PIU Jodhpur)


 IIT Jodhpur signs an MoU with NHAI (PIU Jodhpur)

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur and National Highway Authority of India (PIU Jodhpur) signed an MoU on 23-10-2020 as a part of Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) to voluntarily contribute its share of expertise for the betterment of highway infrastructure. The signing ceremony was held at IIT Jodhpur campus in the presence of the Director, IIT Jodhpur and Shri Ajay Bishnoi GM(Tech) and Project Director, NHAI PIU Jodhpur. As a part of this MoU NHAI and IIT Jodhpur will work together in the domains of Transportation Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics Engineering, Infrastructure Systems, Earthquake Engineering, Urban and Rural Planning, Disaster Mitigation and Management etc. with an objective of sharing. The MoU will also facilitate IIT Jodhpur undergraduate and postgraduate students to undertake fully paid internships in above domains at NHAI. The joint activities will facilitate to bridge the industry-institution gap and develop technologies that could be adopted in practice by NHAI..