JORABAT, Oct 4 - The University of Science & Technology Meghalaya (USTM) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) recently with the objective to enhance teaching, learning and research experience of students and faculty in order to improve upon the quality of human resources available especially in Assam and the north-eastern region.
The MoU was signed in Guwahati by Dr NC Talukdar, Director, IASST, Guwahati and Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor USTM.
After the signing ceremony Hoque said that the MoU would facilitate joint collaborative research works between students, faculty and staff of the two institutions, and registration of research scholars of IASST in USTM. He said a scholars� conclave would be the first collaborative effort in this direction.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Talukdar said IASST has always been with USTM on various occasions and the signing of the agreement has now given a boost to this academic cooperation for future benefit of students and research work.
Apart from other activities, the pact has paved the way for both the institutions to organise joint seminars, colloquium and other academic and outreach programmes and exchange relevant information in both academic and administrative matters in an unequivocal term.