Higher education is centrepiece of India's partnership with Bangladesh: Pranay Verma
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni and Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pranay Verma have jointly inaugurated the Indian Higher Education Meet 2023 conducted under the aegis of the Study in India programme in Dhaka.
Higher educational institutions from different parts of India participated in the event, reports UNB.
The High Commissioner said higher education has emerged as a centrepiece of their deep-rooted partnership with Bangladesh.
He also expressed his satisfaction that a large number of students have been pursuing higher education in each other's country.
The High Commissioner invited more students from Bangladesh to take advantage of India's globally reputed higher education system and build new bridges of friendship and understanding among the two countries’ youth.
Minister Dipu Moni recognised the important role of education in promoting greater understanding between India and Bangladesh and thanked Study in India for its initiative to organize the event in Dhaka.
The Study In India programme is a flagship project launched by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, in 2018.
The programme is designed to encourage and invite the global student community to pursue their higher education in India. Since its inception, the Study in India programme has drawn students from over 150 countries, including Bangladesh.