Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL), India’s largest stainless-steel manufacturer, and the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) signed an MoU on Monday to conduct joint research and development on a variety of projects.
JSL and IIT intend to collaborate on research, new product development, environmental safety, and skill development as a result of this partnership. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Awanindra Kumar Singh, Vice President, SMS, JSL, and Rajiv Shekhar, Director, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad.
Abhyuday Jindal, Managing Director of JSL, stated, “As India’s largest manufacturer of a sustainable metal, we take pride in endorsing green initiatives in production.” IIT (ISM) is a premier institute with significant strength in minerals and related efficiencies, making it a natural partner for collaboration. We will pursue projects that will capitalise on our industrial expertise as well as the institute’s technical prowess.
This MoU is consistent with JSL’s efforts to promote industry-institute collaboration and to open collaborative avenues for mutual benefit between scholars and industry technocrats. Both partners will investigate research and development opportunities in a wide range of technological frontiers, such as assessing the physiochemical properties and combustion characteristics of coal samples, ESG measures, pelletisation projects, water balancing, soil and geosynthetic studies, and so on.