|IIT-G signs MoU with Korean varsity|
GUWAHATI, Oct 28 – A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and Hanyang University, Korea was signed on October 20 at IIT Guwahati for research and educational collaborations for undergraduate and postgraduate academic and research programmes. Prof Gautam Barua, Director, IIT Guwahati and Prof Dong Hyuk Shin, Dean, College of Engineering, Hanyang University signed the MoU on behalf of the respective institutes, a press note stated.
IIT Guwahati already has MoUs with various other institutes such as University of Nottingham in UK, Ecole Polytechnique Montreal (EPM), Queen's University of Canada, Reseaue “N+I”, Ecole Centrale de Nantes (ECN) in France, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Technische Universitat Muenchen (TUM), Germany, and National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NIICT) of Japan among others.
Kathin Chibara Dan festival
guwahati, Oct 28 – Guwahati Buddha Vihar Samiti is organising the 39th Kathin Chibara Dan festival at its premises in Bamunimaidam on October 30 with a day-long programme, stated a press release.
It may be mentioned here that Kathin Chibara Dan is the most righteous offering to bhikus and monks who will come from various parts of the country to participate in the Dan Utsav.
On the occasion, a blood donation camp has also been organised by the All Buddhist Youth Association of social welfare (ABYAS) from 11 am onwards.