Taiwanese, Indian universities ink cooperation agreement

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/10/10
By: Charles Kang and Evelyn Kao

New Delhi, Oct. 10 (CNA) Taiwan-based National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (KUAS)

Photo courtesy of Shock Concert Band

Photo courtesy of Shock Concert Band

and Manav Rachna International University (MRIU), a private university in India, signed an agreement Monday on promoting academia-industry cooperation projects.

The agreement was inked by Chung Jui-fang (鍾瑞芳), the deputy head of KUAS’s Office of International Affairs, and M.K. Soni, the executive director of MRIU’s Engineering & Technology department, at a ceremony witnessed by Taiwan’s representative to India, Tien Chung-kwang (田中光).

Under the agreement, the two universities will collaborate to nurture talent and help students from the two schools undertake internships at companies in the two countries, according to Tien.

Tien said that as part of Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy, the government will also provide scholarships for more Indian students to study in Taiwan, and it hopes to double the overall number of Indian nationals studying in the country.    [FULL  STORY]

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