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Posted on: December 21, 2006

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-- Dr.P.R.Prasad, retired Prof & Head, Dept of Met Engg, BIT Sindri (Presently settled in Patna)

BIT Sindri to tie up with top institutions

# Hindustan Times, 21 December 2006

Pradyuman Choubey
Sindri, December 20

After establishing formal ties with BIT Mesra under the word bank sponsored Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP), BIT Sindri is all set to tie up with some of he top most scientific, technical and management institutions of the country to share expertise and resources. The move is intended at giving momentum to the ongoing development process of the institute.

Talks with some of these institutions, including the Indian School of Mines (ISM) and National Institute of Technology (NIT), Patna, are in the advance stages. In fact, lectures of a few of their expert faculties have already been organized in Sindri. Efforts are also on to establish permanent ties with some of the top most industrial brands such as Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Coal India Limited (CIL) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

Giving details, BIT Director S.K.Singh said that apart from engineering institutions, cooperation of scientific and research institutions including Dhanbad based Central Mining Research Institute (CMRI), Central Fuel Research Institute (CFRI) and ISI Kolkata to carry out research and development activities is sought. "Services of some of the top management schools, including IIM Kolkata and XLRI Jamshedpur, would be roped in under the informal networking to provide management training to the faculties and administrative staff", Singh said.

Divulging more, Professor-in-Charge, Academics, O.N.Mehrotra said that establishing ties with top most engineering/research/ management institutions would open new vistas for all round development of BIT.