The local requirement that will help in providing a world-class network of National Highways (NH) in the country such as topography, resource potential, etc, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) through a decentralized approach will be collaborating with the premier Technical Institutes of the country (IITs, NITs, and other Reputed Engineering Colleges and Universities).
The collaboration and partnership by the premier Technical Institutes will be under part of their Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR).
The Collaboration and Partnership
The Collaboration and Partnership with NHAI, the Technical Institutes will adopt a stretch of the nearby National Highways on a voluntary basis. The vital local inputs from the Technical Institutes will help the NHAI to further improve the overall quality and Safety aspects of the National Highways (NH) in the region.
“The objective is to leverage the intellectual judgement of students and faculty towards the improvement of road infrastructure ecosystem of the country. The institutes along with its faculty and students have a better appreciation of local requirement, topography, resource potential etc,” said NHAI official.
A notable number of Technical Institutes have already registered their interest in joining the initiative. Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) have already been signed with few technical institutes by NHAI, more MoUs will be signed by NHAI with technical institutes across the country in the next days.
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