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ISRO to set up Space Technology Cell at IIT Guwahati

Date: 30 May 2019 Tags: Space

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has signed MoU with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati to set up a Space Technology Cell (IITG-ISRO STC) within the premise of IIT Guwahati. It will be first-of-its-kind STC in northeast region to improve research and capacity building processes in the field of space technology.

IITG-ISRO STC

  • It will constitute of faculty members from IIT Guwahati, visiting scientists and experts from ISRO, research students and technical staff.
  • It will serve as platform for motivating and involving undergraduate, post graduate students and research scholars and orient them towards the realms of space-research activities.
  • By setting up STC, IIT Guwahati aims to initiate collaborative research activities involving faculty members and ISRO scientists, for short term and long-term solutions to challenging space-research problems.
  • It also aspire to partner with ISRO for performing cutting edge research not only catering to socio-economic needs of Northeast but also to contribute towards the basic research activities of various ISRO projects across India.