New Delhi, Sept. 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave his approval for the signing of a Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) between India and Germany for minor amendments in the earlier memorandum of understanding (MoU) for facilitating implementation of the programme “Indo-German Partnerships in Higher Education”.
By signing the JDI, the term “Strategic” will be deleted from the title of the programme to make it “Indo-German Partnership in Higher Education” and the funding period for the programme will be changed from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2020.
The strengthened education relationship through this Joint Declaration of Intent will enable the higher education institutions in both the countries to benefit mutually to enhance innovative partnerships in the field of education, research and skill development.
It will be beneficial for faculty development and to foster advanced research in the identified priority areas of challenges for India.(ANI)