India and Norway sign agreements in higher education and research

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New Delhi, Updated on Feb 5, 2020 14:06 IST

The emphasis will be put on activities in project-based learning, student and researchers mobility, cold region technologies, landslides, tunnels, water management, and hydropower.

The Norwegian Minister of Education and Research - Anne Line Wold has signed agreements with India in New Delhi. During the visit of a delegation of eminent education and research organisations from Norway, the agreements were signed. The eminent agreement to mention among various includes the agreement between UiT, The Arctic University of Norway and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi signed the agreement for the purpose of collaboration in sectors such as nanotechnology, water management, renewable energy, biophotonics, and health & diagnostic tools.

UiT, The Arctic University of Norway and Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology will enable the exchange of students and staff. They will strengthen their collaboration towards project initiatives in India as well as the EU. Apart from this, agreements were signed between the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and IIT Jammu. One agreement was signed between the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and IIT Mandi. The emphasis will be put on activities in project-based learning, student and researchers’ mobility, cold region technologies, landslides, tunnels, water management, and hydropower.

Norwegian Ambassador to India, Hans Jacob Frydenlund and the head of the delegation witnessed the agreement. Research cooperation and higher education hold a high priority in the bilateral relationship, as per the Norwegian government's India Strategy 2030.

India is an important strategic partner for Norway within higher education and research. For Norway, finding possible allies and joining researchers and institutions with their counterparts in India is very essential. Throughout the visit, they had an outstanding discourse with the Indian establishments and found some areas of common interest that will benefit both countries.

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