Greenko, IIT-Hyderabad To Set Up School of Sustainable Science & Tech

5 Jul, 2022 11:17 IST|Sakshi Post

The institute will be India's first dedicated school for sustainable science and technology, Greenko claimed.

HYDERABAD: Renewable energy company Greenko has joined hands with IIT-Hyderabad to set up an institution where students will be educated towards sustainable goals like climate change mitigation, artificial intelligence, and space technology, energy transition and industrial transformation, and circular and regenerative economy among others.

In a statement on Monday, the company said the Greenko School of Sustainable Science and Technology (GSSST) will open towards the end of this year and, by June 2023, will induct the first batch of students for MTech and Ph.D. in sustainable science and technology, followed by a BTech program.

Greenko is working in consultation with the Ministry of Education, AICTE, NCERT, and NCVET to ensure GSSST both conforms to and advances learning in sustainable science and technology.

The institute will be India's first dedicated school for sustainable science and technology, Greenko claimed. According to Greenko, the MoU was signed in presence of the Union Minister of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan. "We have to innovate and establish our own models for achieving self-sufficiency as well as for furthering global welfare. In the 21st century, technology is available to ease our job. India is going to play a leading role in the fourth industrial revolution and IIT Hyderabad will play a major role in building the brand India globally. We have to fulfill Prime Minister's vision of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat," Pradhan was quoted as saying in the company statement.

Anil Chalamalasetty, Founder, CEO & MD, Greenko Group, said, “The vision and commitment to sustainability and idea to develop R&D centres of excellence that helps India build necessary technologies and skills in India led to this opportunity.“

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