Taiwanese, Indian universities ink cooperation agreement
New Delhi, Oct. 10 (CNA) Taiwan-based National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (KUAS) 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, 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.
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.
The government also plans to launch more projects for education exchanges and cooperation between the two countries, Tien added. (Courtesy of CNA)