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CPWD sets up research & development cell at IIT-Gandhinagar Research Park

The CPWD R&D Cell is established as a part of a MoU between the two entities that is aimed at development and verification of new technologies and safer, efficient, long term solutions to the existing problems of the construction industry. IITGN and CPWD will collaborate on various academic, research, training and capacity building programs.

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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2020, 12.02 AM IST
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The new R&D Cell at IITGN will enable active dialogue between academia and the industry implementers that will help CPWD become technologically more advanced to address the practical problems faced on the field.
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The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has set up a Research & Development (R&D) Cell at the Research Park of Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) to undertake research and development for projects of interest to CPWD. The R&D Cell of CPWD, aimed at finding efficient solutions to the real problems faced on the field by the construction industry, will work closely with IITGN for cutting edge research in the housing and urban development sector.

The CPWD R&D Cell is established as a part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two entities that is aimed at development and verification of new technologies and safer, efficient, long term solutions to the existing problems of the construction industry. IITGN and CPWD will collaborate on various academic, research, training and capacity building programs.

Prof Sudhir K Jain, Director, IITGN, said in a release: “ This partnership between IITGN and CPWD will further foster collaborations between seasoned engineers of CPWD and faculty and students of IITGN to solve the challenges of the construction industry in an effective manner.”

The new R&D Cell at IITGN will enable active dialogue between academia and the industry implementers that will help CPWD become technologically more advanced to address the practical problems faced on the field. The Cell will leverage benefit from research infrastructure of IITGN. The research and development undertaken at this Cell will help in prioritizing the field problems, devising the most appropriate technological solutions to them and ultimately execute the projects faster to meet the growing housing and urban development demand in the country.
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