India and US announce new partnerships in PSE

July 2, 2013

India and the US have announced 8 new partnerships in health, technology, energy and sustainable development, and training of human resources – amounting to around US$2 million – as part of the second round of the Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative. The initiative was first announced in November 2009, and will amount to a total of US$10 million. The funding goes towards projects with the objective of cultivating educational reform in areas that include online education, fostering economic growth, generating shared knowledge to address global challenges, and developing junior faculty at Indian and American PSE institutions. University World News