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KL Deemed To Be University Secures Spot In India’s Elite 5G Use Case Labs Initiative.

The inauguration took place through an online mode by the Prime Minister of India during the Indian Mobile Congress-2023 at Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi.


New Delhi,  : KL Deemed to be University,  is thrilled to announce its selection for the prestigious "100 5G Use Case Labs" initiative designed for academic institutions across India. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has bestowed this honor upon the university's Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering. The inauguration took place through an online mode by the  Prime Minister of India during the Indian Mobile Congress-2023 at Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi.

The DoT's ambitious initiative aims to establish 100 5G Use Case Labs in premier Higher Educational Institutions across India, encompassing all states and union territories. These labs will be instrumental in the development and testing of 5G applications across various sectors like education, agriculture, health, and more. The program is crafted to nurture 5G technology expertise among students and the academic community. It emphasizes creating a platform for academia-industry collaborations and provides access to state-of-the-art 5G test setups for startups and MSMEs. The ultimate vision is to prepare the Indian academic and startup ecosystems for the upcoming 6G technological transition.

Embodying its mission, KL Deemed to be University has consistently been at the forefront of quality higher education, research, and innovation. Dr. G. Pardha  Saradhi Varma, Vice Chancellor of KL Deemed to be University, commented, “Receiving this honor accentuates our persistent commitment to academic and technological excellence. This partnership aligns perfectly with our mission, allowing us to explore into 5G technologies and its vast potential. It also promises to boost academia-industry partnerships, addressing the unique challenges and opportunities of the Indian landscape, especially in rural and remote regions." He also expressed enthusiasm about working with advanced 5G lab equipment to drive research and innovation across various domains. The faculty, students, and startup communities are equally encouraged to develop 5G use cases.

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) recognized KL Deemed to be University's prowess in managing the National 5G Use Case Labs. With its unwavering commitment to technological advancement, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and a team of esteemed faculty, the university emerged as an outstanding candidate for this significant initiative. The collaborative efforts with the DoT highlight the university's expertise and dedication to pushing the boundaries in telecommunications and providing valuable educational experiences. The concerted efforts of key individuals,  faculty  members including the HoD, Dr. M. Suman, and Principal Investigator Dr. D. Venkataratnam from ECE, backed by the support of the management and university representatives, were instrumental in attaining this milestone.

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