06 September 2021 | News
The MoU will ensure industry readiness, internships and faculty development programmes
Gurugram-based Apeejay Stya University (ASU)’s School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and apex industry chamber PHDCCI (PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry) have recently signed an MoU facilitating collaboration in the incubation of ideas, new product development, two-way knowledge-sharing, scale-up and technology transfers, skill development and other areas.
Apart from knowledge dissemination through national and international guest lectures, workshops, conclave and seminars, it seeks to ensure industry readiness, internships and faculty development programmes. Among other things, it will be of major benefit to the students to enhance their skills and knowledge.
Sushma Paul Berlia, Co-Founder and Chancellor, ASU said, “Industry-academia interface has always been a focus area in our approach to education. The MoU with PHD Chamber would provide a formal basis for collaboration between industry and academia to develop required skills in a path towards excellence.” Berlia is also Chairperson, Apeejay Stya and Svran Group and Apeejay Education, which runs 24 educational institutions across India.
At the MoU ceremony, Sanjay Aggarwal, President, PHDCCI, said, “Industry leaders’ knowledge through lectures, workshops, seminars and faculty development programmes etc. will help academia to have the know-how of industry’s requirements and will help in bridging the skill gap.”