Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development, Govt of India- Dr Pallum Raju attends Joint Technical Workshop #9 of the IU-ATC at Indian Institute of Technology Mandi on 9th March 2013. Pictured left to right: Professor Gerard Parr, UK Lead PI- University of Ulster, Northern Ireland Hon Minister of HRD Dr Pallum Raju Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala, India Lead PI- IIT Madras, Chennai
Largest India-UK ICT research collaboration attracts over £10 million in funding to develop technologies that could benefit millions
A £10 million boost for the largest India-UK ICT research collaboration, which employs 200 scientists in both countries, will be announced today by the UK’s Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts, during a meeting with Indian Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in London.
Speaking at the meeting of the India-UK Ministerial Science and Innovation Council, Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts will say: “This £10 million investment will build on the UK’s excellent record of research collaboration with India. It will bring together leading universities and institutes from both countries to develop technological solutions to a range of important issues, from rural health to disaster response.”
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