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20 FEB 2015
HAL Inks MoU with IITM, Chennai

HAL Inks MoU with IITM, Chennai
Mr. T. Suvarna Raju, Chairman, HAL (left) and Prof R Nagarajan, Dean (International and Alumni Relations), IITM exchanging MoU Documents at Aero India show in Bangalore on February 20, 2015.
Bengaluru, February 20, 2015:

As part of its on-going exercise to boost industry academia synergy, HAL signed an MoU with IITM, Chennai at its Aero-India stall here today. The MoU was signed by Mr T Suvarna Raju, Chairman, HAL and Prof R Nagarajan, Dean (International and Alumni Relations), IITM, Chennai.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Raju felt the Company would greatly benefit by establishing a Chair at IITM, Chennai. “We have the knowledge and potential for research. We have already done lot of research and through such partnerships, we would take steps to strengthen the research activities further”, he said.

Prof. K. Bhaskar, HOD (Aero Engineering Dept), IITM, Chennai, Mr Naresh K Babu, Managing Director (Bangalore Complex), Mr S. Subramanyan, Managing Director (MiG Complex), Mr Anantha Agasthya, Executive Director (HMA) and others were present on the occasion.

HAL has already established Chairs at four IITs (Roorkee, Kanpur, Mumbai and Kharagpur).
 
IITM has been the training ground for several batches of HAL’s Design and Management Trainees in the past.