Indian Union Cabinet gives green signal to BRICS Network University

Written by Harshad Patankar

Recognizing the potential of collaboration between higher education institutions, the Cabinet today gave its nod for renewal of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Canada for cooperation in the sector. Union cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval for signing of an MoU among BRICS countries on BRICS Network University.

The negotiations were held on this during the 3rd BRICS education ministers meeting and senior officials meeting in November 2015 at Moscow.

“The MoU will help in developing pro-active cooperation among the BRICS nations for the purpose of enhancement of scientific research, higher education, information exchange, analysis and implementation of best practices, joint research programmes, and mobility of students, researchers and educators,”

said a cabinet communique after the meeting.

About BRICS University

The BRICS Network University is a joint educational project aimed at creating a common educational space, developing academic mobility and providing the BRICS economies with highly professional personnel in energy, economy, informatics, ecology and other areas.

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How this MoU will help

The MoU will help in pro-active cooperation among BRICS nations for enhancement of

  • scientific research
  • higher education
  • information exchange
  • analysis and
  • implementation of best practices,
  • joint research programmes, and mobility
  • mobility of students
  • researchers and educators

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Harshad Patankar

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