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RITES, IIT-Madras sign MoU for marine infra works

RITES, IIT-Madras sign MoU for marine infra works

New Delhi: RITES Limited, a leading transport infrastructure consultancy and engineering company, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M), have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate and explore marine infrastructure works.

Under this arrangement, RITES and IIT-M will collaborate for providing engineering consultancy (design & construction supervision), enhancing technical cooperation and knowledge sharing for the development of marine infrastructure works, including navigational studies etc.

The partnership intends to bring in best practices by leveraging each other’s expertise in marine engineering works and addressing environmental (oceanic) concerns to build a sustainable and robust infrastructure.

RITES is a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Railways. It is a leading player in the transport consultancy and engineering sector in India, having diversified services and geographical reach. While, IIT Madras is one of the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research.

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