04 October 2021 | News
To promote relations and mutual understanding between two institutions
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Regional Ayurveda Research Institute (RARI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) to conduct collaborative research in mutually identified areas and promote research activities.
Dr Shriprakash, Assistant Director-Incharge RARI, Gangtok and Dr. (Lt Gen) Rajan S Grewal, Vice-Chancellor, SMU signed the MoU on behalf of their respective institutions.
At the MoU signing ceremony, SMU VC Dr (Lt Gen) Grewal also asked RARI to open a unit at Central Reference Hospital of Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences in Gangtok.
The MoU aims at promoting relations and mutual understanding between the two institutions to recognise their strengths in research and education in one or more disciplines of science, medical and allied health sciences.
The RARI and SMU also agreed on the promotion and development of academic cooperation by jointly engaging in research and training programmes and jointly organise seminars, conferences and workshops on topics of mutual interest. Both the institutions also decided to explore opportunities to exchange information on research, training, learning material and other literature relevant to their educational and research activities.