IIT Madras signs MoU with Indian Railways on research for advancement of technology

By Rica Bhattcharyya, ET Bureau

MUMBAI: IIT Madras signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Railways on Tuesday to develop a long-term frame work for research collaboration and advancement of technology.

The MOU will be operative from the date of signing for a period of three years, IIT Madras said in a release.

A Centre for Railway Research (CRR) will be set up at IITM for the purpose, the release said. “IIT Madras looks forward to a long term association with the Indian Railways toward development of smart, efficient, comfortable and safe transport systems using cutting edge R&D through the CRR at IITM,” said Krishnan Balalsubramanian, dean, IC&SR (Industrial Consultancy & Sponsored Research), IIT Madras. More info

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