New Delhi: The TERI University, which offers Masters and Doctoral programmes related to sustainable development, and the Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS), which focuses on research and analysis in areas related to national security, defence and aerospace, have entered into a collaborative arrangement.
Through this MoU, signed today, serving officers of the Indian Air Force (IAF) would be admitted to the doctoral programme at the TERI University in research areas related to politics & governance, energy security, resource management, economics, statistics and social science analysis. They would be jointly supervised by faculty members of the TERI University and of the Centre for Air Power Studies.
Dr Rajiv Seth, Acting Vice Chancellor, TERI University, said: “Through this arrangement, we will be able to build capacity in the country in the nexus between issues of national security and sustainable development. Serving Air Force officers will do doctoral level research under the guidance of experts in both these strategic areas”.
Air Marshal Vinod Patney (Retd), Director General, CAPS, said: “Towards widening its areas of research, CAPS has taken the initiative and entered into a joint MoU with TERI University as a collaborative research partner. Through this arrangement, nominated scholars would now be able to carry out research (while pursuing a PhD degree) in areas related to Sustainable Development and National Security Studies.
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