UDUPI: Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology and Management, Bantakal has signed MoU with University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shivamogga in order to promote collaborative project/research work and academic excellence. The MoU was signed at SMVITM, Bantakal, on Saturday in the presence of Sri Vishwavallabha Theertha Swamiji, president of Sri Sode Vadiraja Mutt Education Trust that manages the Institute.
UAHS is first integrated university in Karnataka having agricultural/horticultural sciences under its purview, serving with objective of imparting education in various branches of agriculture and promote partnership with national and international educational and research institutes. SMVITM will join hands with UAHS with objective of providing technical competency to resolve problems related to agriculture/horticulture through collaborative multidisciplinary projects.
The MoU will also contribute to achieve academic excellence through various joint initiatives utilizing the research experience of the scientists of UAHS and technical knowledge of faculty and students of SMVITM. P Srinivas Tantry (vice-president of SSMVET), Raghavendra Tantry (management representative), Harish Belman (technical advisor), Radhakrishna S Aithal (director), Thirumaleshwara Bhat (Principal) and officials of UAHS were present.