Education

Gandhigram Rural Institute, CII pact

Our Correspondent Madurai | Updated on March 31, 2013

Gandhigram Rural Institute (GRI) at Gandhigram in Dindigul district, near here and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)-Institute of Logistics have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work on focussed education programme, to encourage joint research initiatives and establish knowledge partnerships.

According to GRI ‘s N. Narayanaswamy, at present, rural logistics and supply chain management is one of the emerging areas, possessing lot of avenues for accelerated rural economic growth.

The GRI will work in rural logistics and supply chain-based activities such as structured training, faculty exchange, sharing of resources and facilities, short-term courses and mega events, partnering in rural projects and joint efforts on vocational training, he added.

The MoU was signed by Vice-Chancellor M.S. Ramasamy and K.V. Mahidhar. Head , CII, Chennai.

Published on March 31, 2013

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