GUWAHATI: Gauhati University and Oil India Limited (OIL) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Gauhati University on March 19, 2019 to extend the facility of Technology Incubation Centre at Gauhati University as part of Flagship National Programme of Startup India. Gauhati University has already constituted a Technology Incubation Centre (TIC) which is working towards fostering industry-academia linkages and formulating an ecosystem for startups and incubator.
The Registrar, Gauhati University, Professor Nani Gopal Mahanta was the signatory on behalf of Gauhati University while Executive Director, Corporate Affairs, OIL , Dr Rahul Dasgupta, signed on behalf of Oil India Limited. The MoU signing event was attended by Dr Mridul Hazarika, Vice Chancellor, Gauhati University, Deans, Director GUIST, Coordinator, IQAC, Prof Parag Phukan, Prof KK Sarma, Coordinator, GUTIC etc. MC Nihalini, CGM R&D, DR Banerjee, CGM & Asset Manager -WN Mathur CGM CoEES, S Yamdo, GM Resv CoEES, R. Goswami CGM-PHQ, and S Goswami GM Operations PHQ were among other who attended the event.
The MoU has been an outcome of the Industry Academia Interaction Programme held at Gauhati University in April, 2018 with the initiative of Utpal Bora, CMD-OIL and Dr Mridul Hazarika, Vice Chancellor, Gauhati University.
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