Udayana University in Denpasar, Bali has an "India Corner" set up. It is an initiative taken by the ministry in India, Medan and Bali. This is to intensify the collaboration of education institutes with academic community of Indonesia and the students.
Several books were handed out to the university by Gurjit Singh, ambassador of India. These books will be a part of the "India Corner".
These chosen books by Indian authors and digital data belonging to different subjects, which includes best of Indian literature by Rabindranath Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi's biography,Indian classical dances, My Experience with Truth, good governance delivering corruption-free public services, educational reforms and planning challenge, ayurveda, Valmiki Ramayana, empowerment of rural women and many others.
Ketut Suastika, rector of university hoped that the collaboration and agreements with Indian universities and institutions, regarding the exchange of students and scholars will be culminated soon.
He willingly accepted the idea of having Indian studying subjects that include Sanskrit and ayurveda at the University of Udayana.
These academic exchange of ideas will nurture the civilisational links with India which is centuries-old, he said.
More educational material will be provided for "India Corner" to become "India Room" depending on the feedback from the faculty and students of the university as said by the Indian ambassador.
He informed the crowd that a book on "Studying in India" will be released in Bahasa.
He told the gathering that at an event Thursday in Bahasa, a book on "Studying in India" would be launched, which will provide comprehensive information on educational opportunities in India, including several scholarships and self-financing plans for pursuing higher studies in universities in India.