AHMEDABAD: Gandhinagar-based Raksha Shakti University (RSU) on Thursday entered into an agreement with Indian Navy for capacity building and joint research projects.
The agreement was signed during the launch of Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO).
NIIO was launched defence minister Rajnath Singh in an online webinar. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh also attended the event.
Prof Bimal Patel, director general of RSU, and Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar, vice chief of Naval Staff, signed the MoU.
“The signing of the MoU between RSU and the Indian Navy today marks the beginning of a new partnership with a view to strengthening the country's security infrastructure and furthering the goal of defence indigenisation in the country,” said Prof Patel after the event.
RSU officials said that the MoU aims to synergize RSUs expertise of encouraging innovations in the security space for providing incubation assistance to the entrepreneurial start-ups which are focused on enhancing the capabilities of Indian Navy. “Joint research projects and residential training programs for Indian Navy officers would be cRead More – Source