The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for renewal of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Canada for cooperation in Higher Education.
The MoU will help to intensify existing partnerships between India and Canada in the field of Higher Education.
A Memorandum of Understanding between India and Canada concerning cooperation in Higher Education was signed in June, 2010 for a period of five years. As per terms of the MoU, at the end of the five years, the MoU was to be renewed for a possible renewal for a further five year period. Recognizing the immense potential of collaboration between Higher Education Institutions of Canada and India and to further develop the existing bilateral relations in the field of Higher Education and Research, it has been proposed to further strengthen the educational ties between India and Canada by renewing the MoU.