Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rishabh Instruments Ltd. and Ivaan Foundation to set up the Rishabh Centre for Research and Innovation in Clean Energy. The MoU was signed between Dr. Santanu Chaudhury, Director, IIT Jodhpur and Mr. Narendra Goliya, Chairman and Managing Director, Rishabh Instruments Ltd. and Ivaan Foundation.
The centre’s main aim is to facilitate basic and applied research by utilizing the knowledge base of faculty and researchers at IIT Jodhpur. The centre will also look for opportunities to engage with other academic institutions, technology centres, startups and industries spread all over the country.
The research & technology roadmap of the centre will enable collaborative research through appropriate programs and lead to the development of new and enhanced technologies for cutting-edge future applications. The centre will have close linkage with respective industries and leverage the robust innovation ecosystem of IIT Jodhpur for technology translation and product development.
Objectives of Rishabh Centre for Research and Innovation in Clean Energy include:
- To support startups and MSMEs in identified areas of Clean and Green Energy Technologies
- To conduct and promote basic and applied research and innovation in identified areas of Clean and Green Energy
- To nurture entrepreneurship in identified areas of Clean and Green Energy
Narendra Goliya, Chairman and Managing Director, Rishabh Instruments Ltd. and Ivaan Foundation, said, “I am very happy to announce that we are establishing a Centre for Research and Innovation in Clean Energy, with an aim to develop new technologies that will promise a cleaner future for India and the entire world. We found a very competent partner in IIT Jodhpur that has similar objectives. The centre will be built and managed on the premises of IIT Jodhpur over the next three years.”