The National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with NIT Manipur in an effort to find pragmatic solutions to the challenges posed in the construction of highways facing extreme climatic conditions.
The National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corp. aims to promote innovative technologies to find pragmatic solutions to the challenges posed in the construction of highways facing extreme climatic conditions.
Both NHIDCL and NIT Manipur are leading premier national organisations in their respective fields and have come up to work together as a team to achieve national objectives, undertaken with their best abilities and maximum cooperation.
The MoU was signed via video conferencing by Dr Gautam Sutradhar, Director NIT Manipur and Sh Chanchal Kumar, NHIDCL managing director on December 14.
In the attempt to promote innovative technologies for pragmatic solutions to construction of highways in places with extreme climatic conditions, NHIDCL has also signed MoU with IIT Roorkee, IIT Kanpur, CSIR-CRRI, NSDC, IIT Patna, NIT Srinagar, NIT Agartala, NIT Silchar, NIT Uttarakhand, NIT Nagaland NIT Sikkim, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Mandi and NIT Jote, Arunachal Pradesh during the current year 2022-23.
Earlier, NHIDCL signed MoUs with IIT Bombay and IIT Guwahati and is in further discussions with other IITs, NITs for signing of such MoUs.
NHIDCL has also started discussions with other IITS, NITS for the signing of MoUs. This will help NHIDCL in introducing innovative technologies and find a pragmatic solution to the highways construction issues in challenging hilly and border areas.