NIT Andhra Pradesh Research Center to Help Small Businesses in Renewable Energy

NIT Andhra will establish the research hub to help micro and small businesses develop technological solutions.

NIT Andhra Pradesh research center to help small and micro-enterprises with technological solutions in renewable energies

NEW DELHI: The National Institute of Technology (NIT) of Andhra Pradesh is preparing to establish a Joint Research and Technological Development Center (CRTDH) in the renewable energy sector with the aim of improving the productivity of micro and small enterprises ( MPE) in India through technology.

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The NIT Andhra Pradesh research center aims to facilitate the testing of innovative products and new technologies. It is sponsored by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), under the Ministry of Science and Technology, with funding of Rs 5 crore. The rest will be provided by the NIT itself.

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“The CRTDH will provide technological solutions to MSEs in the renewable energy sector,” read the press release.

“This center will bridge the gap between universities and industries and strengthen relationships for mutual benefit,” said CSP Rao, director of NIT Andhra Pradesh.

NIT Andhra Pradesh had recently established a new 174 acre campus, for BTech students. NIT’s latest campus is built next to the Chennai-Kolkata Expressway (NH-16) in Tadepalligudem, West Godavari district. An amount of Rs 438 crore was spent on construction. Each building was named after eminent personalities.

The NIT AP has also formed a “regional group of educational clusters” to promote research and development programs with a group of neighborhood public universities. They will work on mentoring and cooperation, joint research, student and faculty exchange programs, joint university programs.

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