An MoU was signed between IIITB and NIMHANS on October 30 by Prof. S. Sadagopan (Director, IIIT-B) and Dr. B.N. Gangadhar (Director, NIMHANS). The MoU is regarding the research and development of an IT-enabled solution to support the management of mental health care in Karnataka. This project will be implemented by the E-Health Research Center under the leadership of Prof. T. K. Srikanth, in partnership with NIMHANS and the Government of Karnataka. Event was attended by Prof. Srikanth, Prof. Jaya Nair, Prof. Neelam Sinha, Divya Raj from IIIT-B, and by Dr. Girish N. Rao, Dr. Vikas Vazhayil, Dr. Pradeep Yuvraj, Dr. Seema Mehrotra, Dr. Anita Mahadevan and others from NIMHANS.
The event included presentations on some of the active cutting-edge projects being done jointly by NIMHANS and IIIT-B. The discussions also included the good outcomes of the collaboration between the 2 institutes so far and plans of continuing this collaboration and taking it to the next levels.