Amity University Noida and Army Training Command (ARTRAC) has signed MoU; It was a historic day for the entire Amity Education Group and in particular for Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida and Army Training Command (ARTRAC), Indian Army, which established a long-term symbiotic relationship for academic and research collaboration with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. Did under the visionary leadership and long cherished dream of Dr Ashok K Chauhan, Founder Chairman, Amity Education, towards starting a joint “Centre of Excellence” for studies in Engineering, Innovation and Technology at AUUP campus, with any private university First of its kind. Group.
The Army Training Command (ARTRAC) of the Indian Army has joined hands with Amity University to set up a ‘Center of Excellence’ for studies in engineering and technology.
As part of the MoU, the Army will “sponsor officers to undergo on-campus and off-campus educational programs. In addition, collaborative research in areas of mutual interest such as “physics, engineering, pharmacy, management,” and social sciences”. In addition, there will be exchange of faculty and experts between the two organizations, promoting research and innovation, the university said.
The center also focuses on emerging areas of science and technology including “information warfare or security, wireless communications, robotics, automation, surveillance, underwater acoustics and communications, chemical storage, handling, transport and disposal” in addition to areas such as environment and energy. will focus. Systems technologies, supply chain management will also be looked into.
Army officials said that Indian forces need to adopt new technologies and hence the best talent from military and civilian should come together to create a robust system.
Prior to the ARTRAC alliance, Amity had partnered with the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in September to launch a specialized defense technology course to enhance the human resource pool in the region and generate talent for creating start-ups. Can go
“India needs to develop its ecosystem for defense research and has launched several schemes to fund start-ups. After completion of this program students can form their own R&D startup (as well). The target is to fight the next war with our weapons,” HB Srivastava, Director General-Technology Management, DRDO, which is the premier R&D wing of the Defense Ministry, said last month.
India is striving to increase self-reliance in defense technology including missiles, fighter aircraft, drones, naval systems, combat vehicles, radars, sonar, high energy materials and guided power systems etc.