Dr. Ambedkar International Centre (DAIC), under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, on Friday penned down an agreement with Jawaharlal Nehru University to facilitate research activities and policy formulations aimed at socio-economic transformation and sustainable development. The MoU was signed by the Vice Chancellor of JNU and Director of DAIC in the presence of Union Minister, Thaawarchand Gehlot.
DAIC is centrally located state-of-art center for quality research in socio-economic transformation and it has been envisaged as a think-tank for preparing policy briefs. Whereas JNU, a status of the ‘ University of Excellence’ given by UGC have collaborations and MoU’s with universities across the world in research projects, conferences, and publications.
The agreement will facilitate and enhance research activities and policy formulation aimed at socio-economic transformation and sustainable development. The two organizations resolved to cooperate within the scope of their mandates and sphere of competence to work for these issues.
The ministry said, “ the parties recognized the benefits to be derived from increased collaboration, cooperation, and interaction for the promotion and understanding of high performance in research training and organizing various programmes including conferences, seminars, symposia and lecture series”.
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