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BITS Pilani signs pact with Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya


New Delhi: BITS Pilani on Monday formalised a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya to propel collaborative efforts in curriculum development, research and development, teaching, executive education, joint programmes, faculty training, entrepreneurship, incubation as well as joint conferences and workshops.

Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, vice chancellor, BITS Pilani said, “This strategic partnership marks a significant milestone in our commitment to advancing education, research, and innovation. The MoU reflects our shared dedication to pushing the boundaries of knowledge in key supply chain sectors which will dominate our industries and businesses of tomorrow.”

Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya is a central university operating under the Ministry of Railways. It is mandated to cover the entire transportation and logistics sector with its headquarters in Vadodara, Gujarat.

Prof Manoj Choudhary, vice chancellor, Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya said, “This is an excellent opportunity for both the institutes to learn beyond boundaries from each other in various fields of transportation and logistics. By joining forces with BITS Pilani, we aim to create a powerhouse of innovation and excellence in areas that are crucial for the sustainable development of our society, nation and economy; and to contribute towards Viksit Bharat@2047.”

The collaboration will also address challenges and opportunities in the fields of artificial intelligence, logistics, supply chain, sustainability, semiconductors, sensors, and transportation.

By pooling resources and know-how, BITS Pilani and Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya hope to push the frontiers of research and education.


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