MoU SIGNING CEREMONY BETWEEN OIL INDIA LIMITED AND IIT GUWAHATI

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By Sarkaritel November 18, 2021 05:46

MoU SIGNING CEREMONY BETWEEN OIL INDIA LIMITED AND IIT GUWAHATI


Duliajan, Nov 17 Oil India Limited (OIL) and Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati are collaborating on the development and introduction of new technologies in energy related sectors.

In order to execute the same, a MoU was signed on 11th November 2021 by Sasanka Pratim Deka, Executive Director (Engineering Services, Infocomm and Digital Oil Recovery), Oil India Limited and Prof. T.G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, in the presence of OIL Executives and Institute Faculty. As defined in the MoU, OIL and the IITG agreed to work jointly on items of mutual interest on cooperation in Transfer of existing technologies, Knowledge up-gradation and innovation partnership, Training and skill development, and other areas of mutual agreement.

A multi-disciplinary approach would be adopted for carrying out the solution to the problem as identified by Engineering Service Group of OIL or case to case basis on mutually agreed problem. IITG will form programme groups in each field comprising Professors and faculty members from IITG along with officers from OIL.

Collaboration between industry and academia is mutually beneficial. It provides the industry work-ready talent with specialized knowledge and practical training and academia benefits by having opportunities to work on relevant technologies and challenging problems.

Speaking on the significance of this collaboration, Sasanka Pratim Deka, Executive Director, Oil India Limited, said, “Oil India Limited firmly believes that the MoU shall facilitate a quantum jump in the efficiency in the process, thereby contributing to profitability. This is just the beginning and Oil India Limited looks forward to a bright future by collaborating with IIT Guwahati.”

Outlining the benefits and future prospective of the MoU, Prof. T.G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, said, “This MoU will facilitate a new path for exploring various opportunities in applied and translational research for the sustainable energy sector with OIL. IIT Guwahati is among the few top institutions in India that are dedicated to develop state-of-the-art technologies and skilled manpower in the field of petroleum and its allied industries.

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By Sarkaritel November 18, 2021 05:46