MoU signed for continuation of MoRTH Professorial Chair at IIT Roorkee
Author: Desk January 22, 2021
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here today for continuation of MoRTH Professorial Chair focusing on research and development, teaching and training in the area of Development of Highway Infrastructure. The MoU was signed by Shri Indresh Kumar Pandey, Director General – Road Development & Special Secretary and Prof. Manoranjan Parida, Deputy Director and Professor of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee. Secretary-MoRTH Shri Giridhar Aramane presided over the MoU signing ceremony.
Director General – Road Development & Special Secretary MoRTH Shri Indresh Kumar Pandey and Deputy Director and Professor of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee Prof. Manoranjan Parida exchanging MoU documents for continuation of MoRTH Professorial Chair in the IIT Roorkee.
This collaboration of MoRTH with IIT-Roorkee will strengthen R&D activities in Road Sector and the Chair professor is expected to provide leadership in conducting and coordinating research, development and teaching in the area of Development of Highway Infrastructure.