TICEL signs 5 MoUs with edu institutions: Details here
The MoUs were inked in the presence of Chief Minister MK Stalin. Crescent Innovation and Incubation Council, Veterinary Incubation Centre of TANUVAS, Veltech Rangarajan Dr Sakunthala R&D Institute of Sciences and Technology and Veltech Technology Business Incubator, Sastra TBI and VIT Technology Business Incubator were the centres with whom the MoUs were inked.
CHENNAI: TIDCO Centre for Life Sciences (TICEL) on Wednesday signed five MoUs with leading educational and research institutions “to improve the efficiency of students involved in biotechnology studies and research.” The MoUs were inked in the presence of Chief Minister MK Stalin.
Crescent Innovation and Incubation Council, Veterinary Incubation Centre of TANUVAS, Veltech Rangarajan Dr Sakunthala R&D Institute of Sciences and Technology and Veltech Technology Business Incubator, Sastra TBI and VIT TBI were the centres with whom the MoUs were inked.
TIDCO in association with TIDEL Park had already created TICEL Bio Park. Under the ‘Naan Mudhalvan’ scheme.
The MOUs were signed with the objective of developing the bio park, to improve the efficiency of biotechnology students, to increase the employability skills of biotechnology students and to encourage more biotechnology startups.
Later in the day, the Chief Minister inspected flood mitigation works carried out in Kancheepuram district at the cost of Rs 125.75 crore. The Chief Minister visited Thanthikal Canal, Porur surplus water canal and Royappa Nagar outer ring road in Varadharajapuram where the desilting and flood mitigation works are going on.
During the inspection accompanied by Water Resources Minister Duraimurugan, officials explained the progress of works in each area.
At the end of the inspection, Stalin directed the officials to complete the works at the earliest so that there should be no flooding in the upcoming north east monsoon season.
Later, the Chief Minister also provided ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each for the families of 60 construction labourers who died during their work.
The deceased labourers were registered members of State Construction Labourers’ Welfare Board which provides monetary assistance to construction labourers and their families for marriage, education, delivery of babies, death, injury due to accidents and so on. In the last one year, till May 31, this year, 6.21 lakh new members were added in the welfare board.
Chief Minister Stalin also inaugurated various buildings such as auditoriums, training centres, hostel for working men, Fire and Rescue station attached to SIPCOT constructed at the cost of Rs 48.07 crore.
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