The management of Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences, Solan, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bukovinian State Medical University, Chernivtsi (Ukraine), to establish and encourage cooperative relations between the two universities in education and research, thus furthering its pursuit in building strong alliance with institutes of international repute.
Varsity's vice-chancellor Prof PK Khosla said, “The objective of this agreement is to promote the educational and academic exchanges between the two institutes and efforts will be made to encourage direct contact and research cooperation and exchange between their students, faculty members, departments and research institutes between the discipline of medical and pharmaceutical sciences.”
The MoU was signed by Khosla and Prof Oleksandr Ivashchuk, vice-chancellor of Bukovinian State Medical University Chernivtsi (Ukraine).
The officials from both the institutes discussed the current trends of education and research at their ends and highlighted the sketch for active cooperation.
Ivashchuk congratulated the Shoolini University management for their efforts and invited the vice-chancellor in the first week of October, with a detailed agenda of cooperation at Ukraine to discuss with his faculty of pharmaceutical sciences. The MoU will also help in realisation of joint scientific researches and joint participation in international grant programmes, along with the exchange of scientific, educational and pedagogical information.
Prof KL Dhar, dean, college of pharmacy, shared his objective for the exploration of medicinal wealth of Himachal Pradesh and S Puri also shared his view for students exchange programme between the two institutions in accordance with the memorandum of understanding.