KU, SKUAST join hands for academic, research collaborations
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 5: Kashmir University and SK University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) Kashmir, shall soon be signing a memorandum of understanding for academic and research collaborations.
In this connection the two varsities shall soon constitute theme-based working groups to formalize the academic and research collaborations through MoU.
This was decided at a high level meeting attended by the Vice-Chancellors, Kashmir University, Prof Talat Ahmad, SKUAST-K, Prof Tej Pratab held yesterday evening here.
The meeting was also attended by Dean Research, and Registrars of both the universities.
Dean, Academic Affairs, Kashmir University, Deans of other faculties and heads of the Science and Social Science departments were also present on the occasion.
The Vice-Chancellors emphasized the need to optimize the use of infrastructure available at the two universities for taking up joint initiatives on themes of vital societal importance.
Certain areas of cooperation in the field of research, academics and outreach activities were identified during the joint meeting, a statement here said.
The two Universities decided to join hands in carrying out research/studies on climate change impact, Dal Lake, Geo-informatics, Agro-biodiversity, Agri-business programs, Biotechnology, Saffron, media extension programs and others.
The Universities decided to go for joint research ventures in the field of basic and applied sciences to make use of the strengths of the two universities in various fields.
The need of undertaking joint mega-research projects on themes like Dal Lake, climate change, Agri- biodiversity, etc between the two Universities with financing from Central funding agencies was also emphasized during the meeting.
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