20 May 2022 | News
To leverage advanced technologies for transforming medical science
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The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has signed an MoU with the Government of Assam to establish 'The Assam Advanced Health Innovation Institute (AAHII).
The MoU was signed during the North East Research Conclave 2022, which was inaugurated by Dharmendra Pradhan, Education Minister, Government of India, on 20 May 2022.
This will be a unique partnership between the Government of Assam and IIT Guwahati to set up a research institution to leverage advanced technologies to transform medical science. The joint venture company will invite participation from intending parties including corporates/ business houses/research institutions and philanthropic organisations.
The scope of this collaboration involves establishing a research institute and postgraduate medical college offering advanced medical degrees - DNB, MD, PhD, MS and MD-PhD, 350-bedded 'Connected' Multi-Specialty Hospital spread over 50000 sq metres in existing IIT, Guwahati campus with an outlay of Rs 546 crores.