JORABAT, Oct 21 - University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the country�s prestigious Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) at Aligarh recently, a press release said.
The MoU was signed by Prof Tariq Mansoor, Vice Chancellor, AMU and Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, USTM. Apart from the academics and high officials from AMU, a ten member team from USTM took part in the MoU signing ceremony at AMU.
Signing the MoU, Prof Tariq Mansoor said, �We are happy to sign the MoU with USTM and I am sure, the two universities can develop a fruitful partnership. We will be happy to provide training to USTM staff in academic and administrative matters.�
USTM Chancellor M Hoque expressed his gratefulness towards AMU for this partnership. He said that USTM will be greatly benefitted by this agreement as AMU has promised to extend guidance in academic and administrative matters. It is a historic moment for USTM, he added.
As per the MoU, AMU will mentor USTM to achieve its objectives, through various programmes such as joint supervision for PhD scholars, AMU faculty support to USTM in the areas of bio-technology, chemistry, environment science, business administration and social sciences and hosting of selected USTM students for short period.