IIT Guwahati And AICTE To Collaborate On Solving Water And Energy Problems Of North-East

The partnership will provide financial support to North-Eastern technical institutions & Digital Connectivity Infrastructure along with solar power, water supply with wider coverage of needy institutions

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is going to collaborate with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in the implementation of the AICTE-GAINER (Grant for Augmenting Infrastructure in North-East Region) Scheme. Under this scheme, financial support is provided to North-Eastern technical institutions to help solve the water and energy problems. 

AICTE and IIT Guwahati had signed an MoU to implement this scheme, which has now been extended for another two years with the addition of digital connectivity infrastructure along with solar power and water supply with wider coverage of needy institutions and mentoring for MODROBS and RPS schemes. 

Prof. T. G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati and Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE signed the MoU recently in the presence of Prof. A. S. Achalkumar, Dean Outreach Education Programme, Prof. Sharad Gokhale, Head of Civil Engineering Department and Prof. Gopal Das, Head of Chemistry Department of IIT Guwahati.

The new MoU also includes IIT Guwahati extending support for facilitating necessary training on technical proposal writing under MODROBS, RPS, and internet schemes of AICTE for North-Eastern technical institutions. 

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