KLE Technological University
has joined Purdue University consortium for LASER PULSE project. US Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the LASER project to this consortium which consists of Catholic Relief Services, Indiana University, Makerere University, and the University of Notre Dame.
LASER PULSE is an acronym for Long-Term Assistance and Services for Research (LASER) Partner University-Led Solutions Engine (PULSE). The LASER PULSE consortium convenes and catalyzes a global network of Universities, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector for research-driven, practical solutions to critical development challenges in low and middle-income countries. This is a five-year program starting from 2019 with research grants of up to US$ 5 million.
About KLE Technological University:
KLE Technological University (KLE Tech) has its roots in one of the premier engineering institution of Karnataka, B. V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology (BVB), a prestigious engineering college in Hubli. The founding organization KLE Society, Belgaum, established BVB College in 1947 with an aspiration of creating an institution that would lay the foundation of modern engineering education in northern region of Karnataka. Over the years, it evolved to reach and hold a unique position of pride in the technical education system of India. As we entered into the 21st century, the college undertook comprehensive reform process to adapt to the challenging global engineering education scenario. In pursuit of academic excellence, the college attained academic autonomy from University Grant Commission (UGC) in the year 2007. As an autonomous the college, BVB established its distinctive character in the academic space through its curriculum and outstanding student experience.