India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu on Friday stated strengthening schooling and expertise stay central pillars of India and US partnership.
Singh stated this whereas interacting with the heads of a number of the prime American universities.
“Strengthening Training and expertise pillars of India and US partnership,” Sandhu stated in a tweet after the interplay with the presidents of 10 US universities.
A few of them attended the occasion in-person on the Indian Embassy right here, whereas some participated nearly.
“As democracies with shared values, open alternate of information, info and concepts is integral to India-US relations. Strengthening expertise, and innovation partnership can also be central to strengthening the strategic pillar of our relationship. Each the Prime Minister and Training Minister are eager on strengthening the data partnership between each our nations additional,” Sandhu stated in his deal with to the president of US universities.
Amongst those that attended the assembly have been Satish Ok. Tripathi, State College of New York, Buffalo; Pradeep Khosla (College of California, San Diego); Michael Rao (Virginia Commonwealth College), Prof. Kumble Subbaswamy (College of Massachusetts, Amherst); Ashish Vaidya (Northern Kentucky College), Renu Khator (College of Houston), Venkat Reddy (College of Colorado, Colorado Springs), Mauli Agrawal (College of Missouri, Kansas Metropolis), Mantosh Dewan (Upstate Medical College, SUNY) and Mahesh Daas (Boston Architectural School, Boston).
At present there are 16 Presidents of Indian origin in numerous universities.
“We’re happy with your achievements; we additionally hope that we are going to have a number of extra success tales within the years forward. It’s not nearly extra college students or extra school tie-ups,” the ambassador instructed the contributors
“These are vital, nevertheless, I want to see creation of a set of instruments for engagement on a extra sustained foundation. Can we create a digital platform the place we usher in Universities in each nations? Can we facilitate seamless info flows? Can we promote extra joint analysis?” the ambassador stated.
Eager on strengthening the partnership in schooling and knowledge-sharing between India and the US, Sandhu stated that the way forward for India-US relations will depend upon how intently the youth in each nations stay linked to one another.
“It’s also private for me. My dad and mom have been each educators, they usually accomplished their doctoral levels from College of Ohio, and returned to India,” he stated.
Within the current months, Sandhu has visited many Universities together with Georgia Tech, Emory College, College of California Los Angeles.
“I’ve written to Chancellors/Presidents of round 75 Universities; I’ve had digital interactions additionally with a lot of them. After I communicate to the Governors, they’re so enthusiastic about strengthening the schooling join. I see the potential to do much more. Every one in every of you has an vital function to play on this regard,” he stated. (With PTI inputs)
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