Join Hands to Foster Startup Ecosystem
New Delhi, July 6, 2023 – The Alliance of Digital India Foundation (ADIF) and Kurukshetra University have signed a momentous Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and propel the growth of digital technology and startup innovation in India. This partnership aims to create a conducive environment for Startups, helping them through mentorship, capacity building and policy advocacy, with ultimate aim of transforming the digital landscape of the nation.
The MoU signing ceremony took place on July 6, 2023, virtually, witnessed by eminent dignitaries, academia, and industry experts. Shri Saurabh Jain, Head-Strategy (Startup & Alliances) of ADIF, and Prof. Som Nath Sachdeva Vice-Chancellor of Kurukshetra University, were leading their respective organizations. The event was graced with the presence of Mr. Bhupinder Jit, Executive Director, ADIF; Mr. Prateek Jain, Associate Director, ADIF; Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Registrar; Prof. Anil Vashishth Dean Academics; Prof. Manjula Chaudhary, Director, Distance Education; Dr. Hukum Singh Ranga, Controller of Exams; Prof. Dinesh Kumar, Dean R&D; Prof. Brajesh Sawhney, Director, Public Relations; Dr. Deepak Babbar, Deputy Director, Public Relations; Prof. Anurekha Sharma, Coordinator, KUTIC; Prof. Ashwani Mittal, Prof. Hardeep Anand, Dr. Reeta Devi, Members KUTIC; Mr. Manoj Sharma, Incubation Consultant.
Shri Saurabh Jain, Head of Strategy and Alliance of the ADIF expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “This collaboration between ADIF and Kurukshetra University is a significant step towards creating a digitally empowered India. By combining our expertise, resources, and networks, we aim to catalyze technological innovation, nurture entrepreneurship, and build a skilled workforce that can lead India’s digital revolution.”
Prof. Som Nath Sachdeva, Vice-Chancellor of Kurukshetra University, commented, “Kurukshetra University is having around 300 affiliated collage with a strength of two lakh fifty thousand students. We are delighted to collaborate with ADIF, a pioneering organization in the digital space. This alliance will provide our students and faculty with exceptional opportunities to engage in research, gain industry exposure, and contribute to the nation’s technological advancement.”
The partnership between ADIF and Kurukshetra University is poised to bring forth new avenues for technological growth, foster innovation-driven entrepreneurship, and empower India’s digital ecosystem. With their combined expertise, the organizations aspire to propel India toward becoming a global leader in the digital era. Mentioned the advantages of implementation of the National Education Policy in the University and how entrepreneurship can curb the national problem of unemployment.