From Our Special Correspondent
GUWAHATI: University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mizoram University creating a framework for collaboration between the two institutions of higher education.
According to the agreement, USTM would partner with Mizoram University for mutual exchange of technical knowledge, expert opinion, logistics, laboratory and human resource development facilities in close co-ordination for development of science and technology in the North East region.
The agreement intends to facilitate professionals of the two universities to develop knowledge and learning through faculty exchange programmes and continuous education programmes to incorporate emerging global technologies, research and development projects for technology upgrade, induction of market-driven education and transformation of Assam and North East into a techno-based region, an official statement issued said.
USTM is expected to achieve academic excellence in partnership with international technology providers through Mizoram University in producing technocrats and other industry support service personnel in the field of social science, basic science, management, infrastructure development.
The university will sponsor students, industry personnel of extraordinary calibre to be selected through an innovative manner for courses in technology upgradation projects.