NRDC Inks MoU With IPFC Cell, DGQA Ministry of Defence


New Delhi, 17 July 2019: National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) an Enterprise of DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Intellectual Property Facilitation Cell (IPFC), Director General of Quality Assurance (DGQA), Department of Defence Production (DDP), Ministry of Defence.

The purpose of this MoU under the Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti is to provide support to DGQA for capacity building of their Intellectual Property Facilitation Cell for a period of two years in terms of infrastructure requirement, hands on training on managing IP assets from creation to utilisation and preparing a IPR policy.

The MoU was signed by Dr .H. Purushotham, CMD, NRDC and Lt. Gen. Sanjay Chauhan, Director General, DGQA, in present of senior officials from DGQA and NRDC. It is expected that DGQA would be fully equipped to manage its IPR portfolio under this partnership.