National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation signs MoU with IIT Guwahati for R&D
New Delhi/ Guwahati: The National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIT Guwahati via a video conferencing session on Thursday.
This collaborative initiative aims to capitalise on the expertise of IIT Guwahati in civil engineering, road construction, planning, and design, in order to facilitate research and development (R&D) in these domains.
Professor Parameswar K. lyer, Director of IIT Guwahati, and Shri Chanchal Kumar, Managing Director of NHIDCL, were the signatories to the MoU.
The NHIDCL, a CPSE operating under the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India, is actively seeking and promoting innovative technologies to address challenges and foster technological advancements in the field of highway construction, particularly under extreme climatic and geographical conditions.