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Highway Construction: NHIDCL signs MoU with NIT Manipur

NHIDCL has signed MoU with several IT institutes in a bid to find pragmatic solutions to construction of highways facing extreme climatic conditions.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 16 Dec 2022, 5:53 pm

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The National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with NIT Manipur in an effort to find pragmatic solutions to the challenges posed in the construction of highways facing extreme climatic conditions.

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The MoU was signed via video conferencing by Dr Gautam Sutradhar, Director  NIT Manipur  and Sh Chanchal Kumar, NHIDCL managing director on December 14.

In the attempt to promote innovative technologies for pragmatic solutions to construction of highways in places with extreme climatic conditions, NHIDCL has also signed MoU with IIT Roorkee, IIT Kanpur, CSIR-CRRI, NSDC, IIT Patna, NIT Srinagar, NIT Agartala, NIT Silchar, NIT Uttarakhand, NIT Nagaland NIT Sikkim, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Mandi and NIT Jote, Arunachal Pradesh during the current year 2022-23.

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Earlier, NHIDCL signed MoUs with IIT Bombay and IIT Guwahati and is in further discussions with other IITs, NITs for signing of such MoUs.

Also Read: Topographical changes, deforestation in hills impacting climate: Experts

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