JALUKBARI, Jan 9 - A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Gauhati University and KOViD Group Analytics to set up a centre of excellence in data science and advanced technology.
The MoU was signed in the GU Vice Chancellor�s conference room in presence the VC Dr Mridul Hazarika. The official signatories were Dr Suresh Kumar Nath, Registrar, GU and Nixon Patel for KOViD. Also present were Srinath Raman, chief operating officer, KOViD; Prof Jyotiprakash Tamuli, coordinator, IQAC, GU, and a few faculty members and officers of the university.
The MoU has paved the way for setting up of an advanced, state-of-the-art infrastructure facility for a data analytical academy within the GU premises.
It is worth mentioning that the signing of the MoU is a follow-up measure of the ongoing week-long national level workshops on �Data Analytics in R using HPC (Bigdata) and LabVIEW� in the GU campus where more than 140 participants from different institutions are learning the skill-sets required to use advanced technologies either to incubate their innovative ideas and give shape to start-ups or enhance their employability.