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Indo-US Education Conference To Be Held On 5-6 Feb

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Indo-US Education Conference On 5-6 Feb
A two-day Indo-US Education Conference has been organized by city-based All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Aociety (AISSMS) in collaboration with the alliance for US India Business (AUSIB). The conference is been scheduled for 5th and 6th of February, i.e. Tuesday and Wednesday).

The AISSMS officials revealed that, as a part of this event the society and various US based companies shall sign more than three MoU's between them in the field of Pharmacy and hotel management.

The captain Shivaji Mahadkar, Honorary Secretary of AISSMS said "The conference will see a delegation of more than 35 renowned academicians, corporate leaders and policy makers from USA and Indian discuss various issues related to education and research. The delegation includes Swati Dandekar, member of Iowa Utilities Board, Bill Nortjey, Secretary of Agriculture, Iowa State, Mahesh Naithani of Pharmaceutical industries and many others."

"The main aim of the conference is to initiate efforts to strengthen collaborative activity and build partnership between Indian and the US institutions for higher education", he added.

Mahadkar also said that "The MoU's will probably allow our Hotel Management students to go abroad for Internships. We are also planning to introduce various research centres where pharmaceutical companies will outsource their work to other students. This will be great learning opportunity for students".

He said However, the conference will also provide opportunity for one-on-one interaction between US and India participants too.

Another official, Pushkar Kulkarni, manager, Business Development, AUSIB said "The conference will look at various options for Indian students such as research collaborations, dual degree programmes, twining programmes (where one semester, usually the last is spent by a students in Foreign university), student exchange programmes and more".

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