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IIT Ropar to establish agriculture & water technology innovation hub at NIT Uttarakhand

Ropar, Sep 6 (UNI) The Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IIT Ropar) on Monday signed an MoU with National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand (NIT, UK) for establishing a satellite centre.
The satellite centre will be set up under IIT Ropar – Technology and Innovation Foundation for the Agriculture & Water Technology Development Hub (AWaDH) established by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), India for taking up the research through the technology and innovations in the domain of, but not limited to, sustainable agriculture and water in the framework of National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM – ICPS).
Talking about this collaboration, IIT Ropar Director Prof Rajeev K Ahuja said "Agriculture and water related research and the innovations from this AWaDH SPOKE centre at NIT UK will help nation-building through ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ in Agriculture, food and water applications domain."
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