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IIT-G, Australian university launch water centre

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Nov 10 - The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) along with the University of Western Sydney, recently launched the Australia-India Water Centre (AIWC), stated a delayed press release.

The AIWC will be led by the University of Western Sydney from Australia and by IIT-G from India along with 21 other partners from both the countries.

The AIWC was inaugurated virtually through a webinar on November 6 in view of the pandemic situation.

Australian Minister for Education Dan Tehan, Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Indian High Commissioner to Australia Anumula Gitesh Sarma, Australian High Commissioner to India Barry O�Farrell AO, IIT-G Director Prof TG Sitharam, and directors, vice chancellors and deans of all the partner institutions, among others, were virtually present on the occasion.

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed during the occasion attempts to establish an understanding of cooperation for the AIWC between the parties.

The AIWC will enable Australian and Indian partners to explore opportunities and create synergy for a longer-term collaboration in research and education between the two countries.

�In particular, the parties anticipate that this will include collaboration in water research, a joint Master�s level programme in water futures, student and staff exchanges, workshops and conferences and provide short-term training in the water sector to government agencies and other participants. The proposed activities within the MoU, signed for a duration of five years, are to develop longer-term collaboration in water research, capacity building and knowledge and technology transfer, particularly focusing on water and food security, safe drinking water supplies, river health, water-energy-food nexus, water for livable cities and other related aspects of mutual benefits to Australia and India...,� the statement said.

Speaking at the webinar organised on this occasion, Shekhawat said, �I am delighted to inaugurate the AIWC to promote water-related research, teaching and training between the two countries in the presence of officials and experts from the water sector of India and Australia.�

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IIT-G, Australian university launch water centre

GUWAHATI, Nov 10 - The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) along with the University of Western Sydney, recently launched the Australia-India Water Centre (AIWC), stated a delayed press release.

The AIWC will be led by the University of Western Sydney from Australia and by IIT-G from India along with 21 other partners from both the countries.

The AIWC was inaugurated virtually through a webinar on November 6 in view of the pandemic situation.

Australian Minister for Education Dan Tehan, Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Indian High Commissioner to Australia Anumula Gitesh Sarma, Australian High Commissioner to India Barry O�Farrell AO, IIT-G Director Prof TG Sitharam, and directors, vice chancellors and deans of all the partner institutions, among others, were virtually present on the occasion.

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed during the occasion attempts to establish an understanding of cooperation for the AIWC between the parties.

The AIWC will enable Australian and Indian partners to explore opportunities and create synergy for a longer-term collaboration in research and education between the two countries.

�In particular, the parties anticipate that this will include collaboration in water research, a joint Master�s level programme in water futures, student and staff exchanges, workshops and conferences and provide short-term training in the water sector to government agencies and other participants. The proposed activities within the MoU, signed for a duration of five years, are to develop longer-term collaboration in water research, capacity building and knowledge and technology transfer, particularly focusing on water and food security, safe drinking water supplies, river health, water-energy-food nexus, water for livable cities and other related aspects of mutual benefits to Australia and India...,� the statement said.

Speaking at the webinar organised on this occasion, Shekhawat said, �I am delighted to inaugurate the AIWC to promote water-related research, teaching and training between the two countries in the presence of officials and experts from the water sector of India and Australia.�

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