Publish Date: April 24, 2024

AFMS and IIT Delhi Sign MoU for Collaborative Research and Training

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AFMS and IIT Delhi Sign MoU for Collaborative Research and Training

New Delhi: The Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIT Delhi for collaborative research and training. 

The MoU was signed by Lt Gen Daljit Singh, Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services, and Prof Rangan Banerjee, Director, IIT Delhi, on April 22, 2024. The scope of this MoU includes undertaking research and innovation to develop novel medical devices and focusing on solving health issues specific to serving soldiers in varied terrains.

IIT Delhi has a robust biomedical research ecosystem, which is ideal for providing the technical expertise required for research into the diverse medical challenges faced in the Armed Forces, including the rehabilitation of amputees. Under the ambit of this MoU, faculty exchange program, joint academic activities, and the development of joint PhD programmes will also be planned.

On this occasion, DGAFMS Lt Gen Daljit Singh informed that AFMS is dedicated to providing the highest level of medical care to soldiers, and collaboration with institutes of national importance like IIT is a significant step towards this commitment. Director of IIT Delhi, Prof. Rangan Banerjee, commented that this MoU is full of possibilities for research and training beneficial to the nation and the Armed Forces.