Pune: In a bid to strengthen the research in various departments that impart education on environment, climate, atmosphere etc, Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and National Centre for Antartic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) have signed an MoU on Wednesday.
Under this agreement, students of environmental science, climatology, atmospheric sciences and geology will get better opportunities to analyse and research on their subjects. Also, the research work is expected to be increased and strengthen. Besides, scientists from NCAOR will teach the students at the university. Those scientists teaching at the varsity will be designated as associate professors.
The MoU was signed between SPPU’s Vice-Chancellor Nitin Karmalkar, Pro-Vice Chancellor NS Umarani, Registrar Arvind Shaligram and Director of NCAOR Ravi Chandran. Head of Environment Sciences, Suresh Gosavi, Sachin Gudhe, Dilip Chate and Pandithurai of Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) were also present.
Benefits of MoU
Both the institutes will mutually participate in strengthening the research and development as well as training process at the organisation.
Moreover, those candidates who are interested in doing PhD, will have to fulfill the pre-requisite conditions of the university for taking PhD admissions.
Students of SPPU will be able to undertake summer internship and work with them in research projects. Even the professors at university can obtain a post-doctoral education from NCAOR.
SPPU students will also get an opportunity to work along with NCAOR in their different research works done at Arctic, Antartic and Himalayas.