September 17, 2021

INDIAN NAVY AND NIO-GOA SIGNS MOU FOR INSTITUTIONAL LINKAGES AND EXPERTISE IN OCEANOGRAPHY

NIO-Goa, expertise in ocean data collection, ocean modeling and environmental impact assessment

The Indian Navy and Council of Scientific & Industrial Research’s National Institute of Oceanography on 24th December signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to seal Institutional Linkages and Expertise in Oceanography.

“Both organizations had a long history of informal cooperation in various scientific domains of interest and this MoU will now facilitate a roadmap for further meaningful interactions that is drawn on mutual strengths of the two organizations in the specific fields of Oceanography”, CSIR-NIO said on the occasion.

The National Institute of Oceanography based at Donapula – Goa, is a nodal central government establishment conducting systematic and focused research in the field of ocean data collection, environmental impact assessment, and ocean modeling.

The MoU was signed virtually by Commodore AA Abhyankar, Commodore Naval Oceanology and Meteorology and Prof. Sunil Kumar Singh, Director, CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography along with Commodore SMU Athar, and Captain M K Mahawar, Directorate of Naval Oceanology and Meteorology and Dr. V. Sanil Kumar, Head, Business Development, Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Ocean Engineering and Mr. Venkat Krishnamurthy, Collaborations Desk of CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography.

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