India and UK Ties For New Education Research Deals

New Education Deals Between India and UK
Its time again when India and UK are have merged up to deal with a few research programmes. Today, the join UK-India research programme has truly raised from £1 million in 2008 to over £100 million.

They have tied up to be partners agreeing for more than 30 new education and research deals, after UK PM takes the biggest ever education delegation to India. Well, its no doubt that the British Universities have highly increased the level of collaboration with their Indian supplements.


What are the new education research deals? The deals include establishing a new Chemical Biology and Therapeutics Institute in India with major collaborations on neuroscience, research partnerships in energy, medicine, business and manufacturing and English language training for 1.5 million teachers in India by 2017.

Their main motto is to cover main areas such as listed below.

Education and Skills
India Country Fact Life
Smart Energy Grids and Energy Storage
Advanced MAnufacturing
Applied Mathematics
PhD Partnering Programme
Sustainable Bioenergy and Biofuels
Farmed Animal Health and Disease

Dr Joanna Newman, Director of the UK Higher Education International Unit at Universities UK, said: "This is the largest higher education delegation which has accompanied the Prime Minister to India. It showcases the strength of UK higher education and our commitment to deepen our engagement. There is already close collaboration on innovation in teaching, research, developing links with industry as well as through two-way staff and student exchanges. This visit has enabled us to develop these connections further."

On Monday the education delegation visited St Xavier's College, Mumbai, to hold a roundtable discussion on education and employment and on Tuesday there was a further roundtable on innovation and education followed by a visit to Janki Devi Memorial College in Delhi.

During the summit Prime Ministers Cameron and Singh also announced the third call for proposals under the UK India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI), which has supported 200 partnerships since 2010.

However, work is underway across government to achieve these ambitions, including progress on more than 250 measures as part of the Growth Review. Developing an Industrial Strategy gives new impetus to this work by providing businesses, investors and the public with more clarity about the long-term direction in which the government wants the economy to travel.

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