Berhampur University, Odisha and Estuarine and Coastal Studies Foundation, West Bengal have signed a MoU for joint ventures of education and research on interdisciplinary issues related to estuaries and coasts. Both parties have agreed on exchange of scientific programs related to students, faculties and scientists and are keen to host joint workshops and seminars in future. In future two institutions may mutually seek grants for conducting research along the east coasts of India. The occasion was graced by honorable Vice Chancellor, Registrar, distinguish professors and scientists of BU, anf board members of ECSF as well as the students. Both parties have agreed to set the ball rolling asap. The MoU ceremony was covered in the Oriya daily newspaper.
The foundation has entered into a MoU with BB College of Asansol, West Bengal for 5 years. The goal is to jointly conduct education and research ventures and student and faculty exchanges. To provide student supervision, conduct hands-on activities, short courses, etc. The organizations will explore jointly to fund various scientific events and research projects involving faculties and students.
The foundation, from its commitment to promote issues of Ocean among young of India, has done a partnership with the IOC-UNESCO Early Career Ocean Professional (ECOP) program of the United Nations Ocean Decade (2021-2030). The ECSF and ECOP would partner in promoting ocean literacy among various stakeholders of the society. Two partners would jointly conduct short-term courses, including internship opportunities, conduct webinars, and at times, host different in-person activities. The MoU for stands valid for this decade with a possibility of extension beyond.
Foundation has MoU with the Purbasha Eco Helpline Society, Sundarbans for education, research, and community outreach. partner organisations would jointly work towards implementation of science and policy works for betterment of socio-ecological balance of the region.
The Foundation is recognized by West Bengal State University Barasat as a partner organization for carrying out Interdisciplinary research and education. The joint program has led to PhD research collaboration for students.
The foundation has memorandum of understanding (MoU) with. Adamas University, West Bengal. Two institutions have jointly initiated interdisciplinary training of students of Geography and Biotechnology. The joint program has already conducted summer internship of the students in the Indian Sundarbans and started working on the joint MSc dissertation projects of the students of the two institutions.
The foundation has memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dinobondhu College, Howrah, West Bengal. Ventures include conceiving field and laboratory training of students of both the institutions.
The foundation has memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chandernagore College, West Bengal. Two institutions have jointly initiated the project ‘Know your Ganges’ which is an interdisciplinary program involving departs such as Botany, Zoology, Chemistry and Environmental Science and Geography. Under the program faculties and students of both the institutions are conducting regular monitoring of a stretch of Ganges river which is running besides the Chandernagore College. The program has also conducted hands-on training of students of water quality and plankton. Workshops are hosted jointly by both the institutions for students on statistical analysis of environmental data. Further ventures include conceiving field and lab training of students of both the institutions.