Khanapara (Meghalaya), Sep 16: The USTM and AIC SELCO FOUNDATION under Atal Innovation Mission have signed an MoU to collaborate towards creating an Entrepreneurial ecosystem with the prime focus of boosting technology Entrepreneurship among students. The MoU further emphasizes on sharing of resources especially mentoring faculties and support systems as per the area of competencies available with both.
The MoU signing ceremony was done by Dr S Kalita CEO, AIC SELCO FOUNDATION, and Mrs Anju Hazarika, Registrar, USTM.
After the MoU signing ceremony, a workshop was conducted by a team of mentors from AIC Selco Foundation and CIIE (Centre for Innovation, Incubation, and Entrepreneurship) USTM. Technical sessions concluded with an idea-pitching session where six groups of students from USTM presented their innovative ideas.
The MoU aims to establish a close linkage and functional coordination between USTM and AlC SELCO Foundation for furthering the cause of entrepreneurship and support for vernacular entrepreneurs/ innovators in the Clean Energy Sector.
According to the agreement, both institutions will jointly partake and organize, Seminars, Workshops/events, etc. for expert resources and create a strong support model for Integration into the AlC-SELCO Foundation INCUBATION Program. USTM will act as a knowledge partner for the AlC-SELCO Foundation by providing resource persons for capacity building,mentoring, or consultation purposes.
The MoU further states that the institutions will jointly design the Summer Internship Program (SIP) for the students of USTM.