IIT BHU & GRIL Sign MoU for Road Research Lab
The Indian Institute of Technology BHU has signed an MoU with GR Infraprojects Limited to set up a road research laboratory in view of the necessity of research in the thrust area. MoU will be applicable for a period of five years. Under the MoU, the academicians of the institute and other experts of the country will undertake studies related to road safety, environmental and social impacts under the Highway Safety Development Project.
The main objective of this MoU will be research for construction of sustainable and eco-friendly roads in the country, he said, adding that research on recycling of bituminous (asphalt) mix, mechanistic pavement design for Indian roads and making pavement from solid waste materials, development of performance-based mix design for bituminous mix will be the major goals.