IIT Roorkee organized an International Training course LARAM-INDIA 2020 during February 17-22, 2020 at the Civil Engineering Department. Experts from the University of Salerno, Italy, NTNU Norway, and the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, delivered expert lectures during this course. Earlier, the local coordinator for the University of Salerno, Prof. Michele Calvello, visited IIT Roorkee on December 7, 2018. Later, Prof. Mahendra Singh from IIT Roorkee, visited University of Salerno in June 2019, and the experts from the University of Salerno had desired to have an MOU with IIT Roorkee.
IIT Roorkee and the University of Salerno, Italy have established an agreement of faculty, student, and staff exchange programme by signing an MoU in the presence of delegates from both the sides at the Director’s office on February 17, 2020. Prof. Mahendra Singh (Department of Civil Engineering) hosted this meeting along with Prof. P. Arumugam (Associate Dean of International Relations). Prof. Michele Calvello, and Prof. Sabatino Cuomo from University of Salerno, Prof. S.K. Ghosh (HoD, Department of Civil Engineering), and Prof. N.K. Samadhiya (Department of Civil Engineering) from IIT Roorkee, were also present during this meeting.