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CHD Group in city signs MoU with Tata Institute, Mumbai

CHD Group in city signs MoU with Tata Institute, Mumbai

Mangaluru, May 20, 2018: As per a media release, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai signed an MoU with CHD Group in Mangalore. The MoU is build academic-field based partnership to further co-operation in public health risk reduction efforts and disaster management and translate science into community empowerment locally, nationally and  internationally. The MoU will be in place for five years and pre-determined agendas will be taken forward in an organized manner. Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies will be the  nodal point for the work that will be carried out between Tata Institute and CHD Group.

Tiss mou

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 as the Sir Dorabji Tata  Graduate School of Social Work. In 1944, it was renamed as the Tata Institute of Social  Sciences. The year 1964 was an important landmark in the history of the Institute, when it  was declared Deemed to be a University under Section 3 of the University Grants  Commission Act (UGC), 1956.

CHD Group is a public health organization established in 2014 and now working with  different governments, United Nation agencies, Corporate and academic institutes of  excellence. Inspite of growing at a meteoric pace, CHD Group led by Dr. Edmond Fernandes has chosen to keep their head-office in Mangalore, Karnataka.

It is stated that the MoU was signed between the Registrar, Tata Institute of Social Sciences and Chief Executive Officer, CHD Group. Dean, Professor Janki Andharia received the MOU on behalf of TISS.

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