The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi on October 15 signed an agreement with the DAKSH Society, Bengaluru, to establish the ‘DAKSH Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Law and Technology’ at the campus. Under this agreement, the two institutions will work in the fields of ‘research and education’ in Technology, Engineering, Management and Law, an official statement said. The MoU was signed by Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi and Surya Prakash BS, Programme Director, DAKSH Society, Bengaluru.
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The CoE will conduct inter-disciplinary research on different aspects of the justice system and build solutions drawing from fields such as operations research, data analytics, technology, and law, IIT Delhi said.
Apart from infrastructural facilities, IIT Delhi will provide scientific and technical expertise, extensive research facilities to the centre. It will also attract students and research scholars to set up startups and incubators on different law and technology-related research solutions, IIT Delhi said.