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IIT-M invites corporate funding thru' CSR

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Indian Institute of Technology today invited corporate sector to partner to its initiative of start-up vision through corporate social responsibility.

"IIT invites corporate sector to partner and contribute to the Institute start-up vision for the Nation through before March 31, 2018", a press release said.

"Laboratory solutions need to be proven on the ground. Every solution for a critical need - be it in water, in energy, in sanitation, in land needs to be researched and developed in academic setting..", IIT Madras, Dean, International and Alumni Relations, R Nagarajan said.

Social entrepreneurship is another front where funding can make a significant impact, he said.

The funds obtained through would be "funnelled" into various sectors including agriculture and farm technology, education and entrepreneurship, energy, health.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 18:30 IST