CSIR and BHEL have signed an MoU to cooperate, collaborate and pursue industrial application-oriented research programmes and its commercialization on a large scale.
Thus, indigenously developed technologies by CSIR shall be commercialized & implemented jointly by BHEL & CSIR in the country, to make the Government of India initiative “Make in India” successful, an official statement said.
The first joint project to be taken up under this collaboration shall be for commercialization by BHEL of various water purification/sewage disposal related technologies developed by CSIR. The MoU will remain in force for five years duration, it added.
The MoU was signed by Shekhar C. Mande, Secretary, Department for Scientific & Industrial Research and Director General, CSIR and Nalin Shinghal, Chairman & Managing Director, BHEL here today.
CSIR, the premier R&D organization of the country, is amongst the foremost scientific and industrial research organisation of the world while BHEL is one of India’s largest engineering and manufacturing enterprise.