IIT Hyderabad to launch a school for sustainable science and techtext_fields
IIT-Hyderabad is setting up a school for sustainable science and technology in collaboration with renewable energy company Greenko. Students here will have a chance to gain knowledge on goals like climate change mitigation, circular economy, and energy transition.
It is the first of its kind institute in the country.
Greenko School of Sustainable Science and Technology (GSSST) will be ready by the end of 2022, and the first batch of students will be on campus by June 2023. BTech, MTech, and PhD in sustainable science and technology will be the first set of programmes available.
A statement by Greenko said the MoU was signed in presence of Union Minister for Education Dharmendra Pradhan. He was quoted saying in the statement that 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 jobs. 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".
Greenko Group is India's first dispatchable renewable company working with the goal of replacing fossil fuels with integrated decarbonised energy. The company is headquartered in Hyderabad.