Army Signs MoU to Set Up R&D Cell, with IIT Gandhinagar (Download PDF)

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Indian Army today signed a MoU with Indian Institute of Technology-Gandhinagar (IITGN). It is to set up a Research and Development cell which would focus on the finding solutions for Army’s requirements. The cell will work with the faculty and research students. It aims to identify problems and possible solutions for the Indian Army.

Army signs MoU to set up R&D cell, with IIT

Army Signs MoU to Set up R&D Cell, with IIT

Army signs MoU to set up R&D cell, with IIT

Highlights

  • The research cell will work with the faculty and research students to identify problems and possible solutions for the Indian Army.
  • It is to collaborate in various other areas including better understanding of critical technology requirements of Indian Army.
  • There are several issues faced by the Indian Army that needs to be addressed.
  • This is just a beginning of academia-army relationship.
  • Indian Army will also explore the possibilities of conducting short-term courses and lectures at the institute.
  • The research cell will deal with Army’s requirements such as lighter and stronger bullet-proof jackets and materials to build bunkers, among other things.

Characteristics & Need for R & D

  • Quick decision making capability, greater mental mobility and adaptability
  • Capacity to handle higher stress levels
  • Capability to handle independent assignments
  • Higher technical competence
  • Greater motivational levels and higher standards of junior leadership
  • Better administrative skills
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- Published/Last Modified on: December 28, 2016

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