New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): RITES Limited, a leading Transport Infrastructure Consultancy and Engineering company, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, (IIT-Delhi), to explore avenues of mutual collaboration on road design and road safety consultancy projects.
Under this agreement, RITES and IIT-Delhi intend to bring in best practices by leveraging each other’s expertise and technologies to optimise operations and expand on a global level.
The collaboration will not only create a platform to enhance capabilities for carrying out infrastructure projects, but also facilitate exploring of consultancy opportunities arising at various Govt./Semi Govt./autonomous bodies or authorities/private entities/multilateral-funding agencies.
RITES Limited is a leading player in the transport consultancy and engineering sector in India, having diversified services and geographical reach. Company has an experience spanning 47 years and has undertaken projects in over 55 countries across Asia, Africa, South America, and Middle East region. RITES Limited is the only export arm of Indian Railways for providing rolling stock overseas (other than Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia).
The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, (IIT-D), is among the institutes of national importance for training, and research & development in science, engineering, and technology. The institute aims to generate knowledge by engaging research, promote academic growth by offering undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programmes and collaborate projects that offer opportunities for interaction with academia and industry.