HINDUSTAN RECEIVES COVID SUPPORT FROM GERMANY UNIVERSITY | Event Date: Wednesday, 26th, May 2021
Taking cognizance of the severe pandemic situation in India, the faculty of Trier University of Applied Sciences, Germany with whom Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS) is enjoying a partnership through DAAD since 2018, have come forward to donate Rs 50 Lakhs worth equipment and kits such as Oximeters, Oxygen Concentrators, Medical FFP Masks and Protection Kits which were distributed to the deserving covid affected communities near Padur village where the institution is located. Trier University got support from various organisations such as C V Association of Catholic Student fraternities, Rotary Club, General German Automobile Association, Association of German Engineers and R. Stahl for the logistics of the equipment and other requirements.
HITS and Trier University have signed an MOU in late 2018, following which the partnership got a joint Project titled “German – Indian R&D Study on Innovative Concepts for Traffic Infrastructure, Driver Assistance and Vehicle Safety” funded by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Programme) in 2020. As a part of the Project, Students and Faculty from Trier University of Applied Sciences visited HITS and spent more than a week carrying out studies on road safety. Similarly, students and faculty from HITS went to Germany and spent almost a month carrying out studies on various aspects of driver assistance, road infrastructure and vehicle safety. During this visit, the then Vice Chancellor and the Director, HITS signed an MOU with Trier University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) Germany for a Dual Master Degree Programme on “International Material Flow Management” in the presence of Dr. Griese, State Secretary, Ministry of Education, Germany on 22 Oct. 2019.