AVNL & KISS Sign MoU for Research and Skill Development

Bhubaneswar :  The Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar, Odisha signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Armoured Vehicles Nigam Limited (AVNL) on 10th July 2024. The MoU was signed by Mr. Biswaranjan Pattanaik, Director, HR on behalf of AVNL and Dr. Prashanta Ku. Routray, Registrar, KISS-DU on behalf of KISS in the presence of Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS. AVNL is a Government of India enterprise under Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence. As per the MoU, both organizations will jointly work on a research park and incubation cell, consultancy, advisory, education, community outreach and social responsibility projects, skill development programmes, collaborative research and sponsorship of research scholars, and short-term training programmes. AVNL will provide scholarships for the research period (not exceeding 4 years), aligned with government of India schemes for doctoral degree students. KISS and AVNL personnel can jointly or individually offer short-term traning programmes lasting between one to two weeks to benefit students of KISS as well as AVNL employees. Among others Ranjan Kumar Bal, General Manager, HR AVNL Co; Prof. Deepak Kumar Behera, Vice Chancellor, KISS-DU; Prof. Saranjit Singh, VC, KIIT DU were also present. 

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