Goa Carbon Ltd (GCL) and BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus have formalised a memorandum of agreement (MoA) to collaborate on long-term research and development initiatives focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles and operational excellence.
Under the strategic partnership, BITS Pilani, Goa Campus will leverage its expertise and resources to study current operational parameters. It would develop a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model for efficient plant operation, ensuring predictable outputs while adhering to environmental norms.
Chairman of Dempo Group and Goa Carbon Ltd Mr Shrinivas Dempo said, “It is a momentous occasion for Goa Carbon as we sign the MoA with BITS Pilani. We have been the front runner in adopting best practices to achieve operational excellence and sustainable growth. The association is yet another testament to our unwavering commitment towards innovation, sustainability, and driving positive change in our industry and community“.
Commenting on the MoA, Anupam Misra, executive director of Goa Carbon Ltd said, “This collaboration between Goa Carbon and BITS Pilani, Goa Campus underscores our commitment to our core values, including integrity, fairness, solicitude, teamwork, innovation, and social responsibility.“
Prof. Suman Kundu, director of BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, expressed his delight regarding the MOA, stating, “The collaboration with GCL is both a prestigious honour and a recognition of our institution’s expertise.“
The MoA was signed by Anupam Misra, executive director, Goa Carbon Ltd and Prof. Suman Kundu, Director, BITS Pilani, Goa Campus in the presence of Mr. Shrinivas Dempo, Chairman, Dempo Group and Goa Carbon Limited; Prof. S.D. Manjare, Professor of Chemical Engineering, BITS Pilani, Goa Campus; Prof. Meenal Kowshik, Dean – Administration, BITS Pilani, Goa Campus; Dr. Amol Deshpande, the principal investigator of the project, and other senior officials of BITS Pilani and Goa Carbon.