The Indian Institute of Expertise (IIT) Delhi has signed an MoU with Fertiliser Cooperative IFFCO’s (Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Restricted) analysis and growth unit, Nano Biotechnology Analysis Centre (NBRC) for analysis consultancy, data switch, and collaborative initiatives in agriculture.
The MoU, signed on July 20, goals to broaden the scope of analysis and technological growth within the area of agriculture. The collaboration emphasises focussed joint analysis by sharing laboratories of IIT Delhi and IFFCO and offering analysis consultancy.
It should facilitate superior analysis within the space of nanotechnology for futuristic functions. IFFCO scientists and engineers will work with educational analysis school and students of IIT Delhi in addressing difficult agricultural and environmental-related issues to search out an progressive answer, the institute added.
“In keeping with Prime Minister’s imaginative and prescient of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Atmanirbhar Krishi’ IFFCO endeavors on creating extremely superior agricultural technological initiatives and promote precision farming and sustainable growth within the nation to double farmer’s revenue by 2022,” IIT Delhi mentioned.
Dr US Awasthi, MD, IFFCO mentioned, “At IFFCO, we at all times stay up for adopting new applied sciences in order that we will add worth to the farmer at floor stage. We additionally consider in creating sustainable progressive options to cut back the enter price of agriculture and farming and therefore improve the revenue of farmers.”
Prof Anurag S Rathore, Dean, Company Relations, IIT Delhi mentioned that the collaboration will profit farmers immensely and embody partaking work within the analysis areas like Nanotechnology and Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Agriculture Applied sciences, Environmental Science and Expertise, Rural Growth, Information Science, Nano-bio interface and lots of extra in the end of time”.