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CSIR-NEIST
 

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 24th February, 2012 with CSIR-North East Institute of Science & Technology (NEIST), Jorhat which is a constituent establishment of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.

The CSIR- NEIST, formerly RRL, Jorhat was established in the year 1961 as one of the multidisciplinary laboratories of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) under its Chemical Science Group of laboratories. Its major thrust of R&D activities has been to develop indigeneous technologies by utilising the immense natural wealth of India. The North Eastern Region of the country being bestowed with an abundance of material resources like petroleum, natural Gas, Minerals, Tea as well as aromatic and Medicinal plants and hence the laboratories was targeted to undertake research for development of Know-How for a wide a range of industries and extension works. Over the years, the laboratory has generated more than 100 technologies in the areas of Agrotechnology, Biological and Oil Field Chemicals of which about 40% were of commercial success culminating in setting up of various industries throughout the country. The laboratory also developed expertise in the areas like Natural Products Chemistry, drug and drug intermediates, VSK cement, Plant Technology, Agro-technologies, Petroleum Microbiology and Petrochemicals, Crude oil transportation, Paper and Paper Products, beneficiation Chemicals, ecology and environmental studies, Geotechnical investigations, foundation design engineering, soil and building materials etc.

Purpose & Objectives:

The purpose of this MoU is to create a framework for collaboration between CSIR-NEIST and ERDF Group of Institutions with the objectives as given below:
 

a) To establish close linkage and functional coordination between CSIR-NEIST and ERDF along with the ERDF established Institutions eg. University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM), Regional Institute of Science and Technology (RIST) and Regional College of Higher Education.

b) To recognize CSIR-NEIST as an accredited research centre for research and study directed by ERDF established Institutions and vice versa.

c) To consider the qualified scientists, scholars and professional of CSIR-NEIST as an accredited faculty/guide for different research, teaching programmes of ERDF established Institutions and vice versa.

d) To facilitate joint seeking of funds and conduct of research, submission of project for research and development, training and consultancy with university /institutions in India and abroad.

e) CSIR-NEIST and ERDF shall support each other towards the advancement of knowledge of the employees, faculty, scholars and students of both the organizations.

f) ERDF will provide all facilities to the employees (Scientifc and Technical staff) and scholars (Research Fellows and Project Assistants) of CSIR-NEIST to enroll for M.Tech and Ph.D. programme at the University of Science and Technology (USTM) established by ERDF under joint supervision.

g) CSIR-NEIST shall provide necessary facility to the students and faculty of University of Science and Technology (USTM) to conduct research required for partial fulfilment of requirements leading to the award of M. Tech and Ph.D. degree by USTM.

h) CSIR-NEIST and ERDF shall support each other towards the advancement of knowledge of the employees, faculty, scholars and students of both the organizations.

i) ERDF will provide all facilities to the employees (Scientific and Technical staff) and scholars (Research Fellows and Project Assistants) of CSIR-NEIST to enroll for M.Tech and Ph.D. programme at the University of Science and Technology (USTM) established by ERDF under joint supervision.

j) CSIR-NEIST shall provide necessary facility to the students and faculty of University of Science and Technology (USTM) to conduct research required for partial fulfillment of requirements leading to the award of M. Tech and Ph.D. degree by USTM.
 

 

 

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