- NET Web Desk
The Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati (IIT-G) has submitted a project proposal for setting-up ‘Center for Excellence’ in advanced communications.
Submitted to the Union minister of state for communications, Devusinh Chauhan, the proposal stresses on developing specific areas of next-generation communication systems.
Chauhan visited the Computer and Communication Centre (CCC) at the IIT-Guwahati. He was accompanied by the Director of IIT Guwahati, Prof TG Sitharam; Deputy Director Prof Sashindra K Kakoty; Interim Registrar Prof A Srinivasan; Dean PRBR, Prof Parameswar K Iyer.
During the programme, Supercomputer facility Param-Ishan, and its capabilities for multiple scientific, technological, weather forecasting and healthcare applications were demonstrated to Chauhan.
Besides, a special release of special cover on Muga silk was also organized as part of the event.
The Minister of State (MoS) also visited the Anechoic Chamber facility, Integrated Circuit Measurement lab, and discussed the following with Faculty Members of the Electronics & Communications Engineering (ECE) Department.
Hon'ble MoS Communication, GoI, @devusinh ji visited the Anechoic Chamber facility, Integrated Circuit Measurement lab and discussed with the Faculty Members at the ECE dept @IITGuwahati pic.twitter.com/PvijLRgMTN
— IIT Guwahati (@IITGuwahati) October 11, 2021
He also visited the Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, thereby deliberating on future plans of Telecom including manufacturing 4G & 5G equipment.
Called on Honble CM Assam shri @himantabiswa ji in Guwahati.
Deliberated with him future plans of Telecom including manufacturing 4G & 5G equipment in India as per #AtmaNirbharBharat vision of Honble PM Shri @narendramodi Sir. pic.twitter.com/Ac1VR6fLGl
— Devusinh Chauhan (@devusinh) October 12, 2021