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RailTel signs MoU with IIT Roorkee and with University of Birmingham

Dec 11th, 2023 6:54 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

(THE NEWSMAN OF INDIA.COM) RailTel Corporation of India Ltd (RailTel)., a Miniratna PSU under Ministry of Railways, has signed two MoUs – with IIT Roorkee and with University of Birmingham to establish a collaborative partnership in the fields skill development for Railway signaling, Telecommunication, ICT and development of Digital Twin for Railway Operation & Maintenance respectively. The MoUs were signed at the inaugural ceremony of IRSE International Railway Convention 2023. Sanjai Kumar, CMD/RailTel exchanged the MOUs with Prof. K. K. Pant, Director/IIT Roorkee, and with Prof. Clive Roberts, Director/ University of Birmingham. The event was graced by Smt Darshana Jardosh, Minister of State for Railways and Textile, Smt. Jaya Verma Sinha, Chairman & CEO, Railway Board, Nguyen Thanh Hai, Ambassador of Vietnam to India, Smt. Aruna Singh, Addl. Member/Tele, Railway Board, Arun Saksena, Advisor to MR, A.K. Misra, Chairman/IRSE (UK) Bharat, Anshul Gupta, Secretary/IRSE (UK) Bharat, Lt. Gen M. U. Nair, National Cyber Security Coordinator, GoI, and other dignitaries .
The collaboration with IIT Roorkee encompasses the launch of professional courses at RailTel’s Center of Excellence, coupled with extensive Research and Development activities. The partnership extends to the creation and operation of a Center for Safety Assessment, forging a robust alliance. The collaboration with University of Birmingham open up opportunity for usage of cutting technology like Digital Twin in the field of proactive Railway operation and Maintenance .

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