Los Angeles: India's Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu said that a large number of Indian students come to the US to study Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and India is continuing dialogue with American universities to build knowledge partnerships. is. Sandhu said during his address at North Carolina University (UNC) in Chapel Hill that more than two lakh students from India are studying in the US and most of them are from STEM sector, so there are encouraging possibilities of cooperation in the field of higher education.
He said that there are possibilities of exchange of students, online education and cooperation between universities of both countries. The Indian Ambassador said, "We hope to focus primarily on India, the UNC will take the lead in this field." Participated in Indo-US partnership dialogue sessions at the University of Carolina.
Last week, the ambassador spoke to Dr. Michael Crowe, president of the University of Arizona. Sandhu shared his views on cooperation between Indian and foreign higher education institutions to offer joint degrees and dual degrees etc. under the National Education Policy 2020.