Singapore tech varsity to tie up with GITAM

Published: 11th August 2016 04:40 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th August 2016 04:40 AM   |  A+A-

VISAKHAPATNAM: Singapore-based Nanyang Technological University has evinced interest for tieup with GITAM University in research collaborations. Senior executive director and honorary advisor to the Andhra Pradesh government BVR Chowdary held discussions with top management of the GITAM University in the presence of its president of MVVS Murthi here on Wednesday. Chowdari, in his address, said that international collaborations, quality  research and innovative thinking are the main parameters to get world recognition to any university. “The world best ranked universities are supported by Indian intellectuals and the future is with India. Most of the countries are giving top priority to Indian youth and the country must utilise the opportunity. Singapore is planning to showcase the technological advancements through Andhra Pradesh’s new capital Amaravati,” Chowdary said. He said that Nanyang University was giving equal priority to the Indians and he promised that Nayang Technological University would give priority to GITAM by way of joint PhD programmes and research internships. He also suggested that both the universities can jointly strengthen the academic base.  MVVS Murhti said that the University was planning to support the students and faculty through skill upgradation fund. He said that the GITAM University was ready to tie up with NTU in future and to extend all facilities in Andhra Pradesh, particularly in Visakhapatnam. He suggested that Visakhapatnam and Hyderabad campuses of the GITAM have strong research groups with international tie-ups. GITAM vice-chancellor MS Prasada Rao, pro vice-chancellor K Sivaramakrishna and registrar M Potharaju were present.

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