In collaboration with Rajasthan Solar Association, IIT-Jodhpur has launched the Centre of Excellence for Renewable Energy. This renewable energy centre is a part of IIT Jodhpur’s technology park.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by both parties aims at supporting research and development work for renewable energy. In addition to this, specific course shall be designed to upskill the available workforce resource.

The collaboration between IIT and Rajasthan Solar Association would make IIT Jodhpur Technology park a vital manufacturing hub that shall provide consistent industry exposure to the students, professionals and other stakeholders.

Prof Santanu Chaudhury, Director, IIT Jodhpur, Prof Sampat Raj Vadera, Deputy Director, Sunil Bansal, President, Rajasthan Solar Association, Anil Kumar Saboo, Chairman and MD, Elektrolites and President, Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association and other dignitaries were present at the launch event of the centre.

The Technology centre will also play a vital role in providing sjilling/up-skilling opportunities. For this Rajasthan Solar Association has already signed an MoU with German Govt Agency which is a trade economy worldwide. India can connect academia and industry leaders and with the help of expertise, skilling of master classes students to make them productive immediately.

Currently 33 GW power generation pipeline will be set-up in 2-3 years as Solar industry is the lifeline of Rajasthan. IIT-Jodhpur technology Park will help a lot of entrepreneurs and MSMEs to come forward and set-up manufacturing units particularly the electronics components which are now imported.