Advertisement

HindustanTimes Mon,22 Dec 2014

'Great scope for Indian students to study in Canada'

PTI  Chandigarh , February 07, 2014
First Published: 14:20 IST(7/2/2014) | Last Updated: 14:24 IST(7/2/2014)

There is a great scope for Indian students to study in Canada, Consulate General of Canada Rajani Alexander told Punjab Governor today seeking cooperation in the field of education.

Advertisement

Rajani Alexander today called on Punjab Governor Shivraj V Patil here to discuss various issues including agriculture and education to further strengthen bilateral relations.

"It will be of mutual benefit for people on both sides if we exchange scientists of National Laboratories along with teachers and students of universities, to further strengthen the fields of education and agriculture," the Governor said.

Patil pitched for collaboration with Canada in agri-related ventures especially in food processing.The state has achieved a major breakthrough in agriculture sector and allied fields as it has emerged as a progressive and vibrant investment destination, the governor said.

He further pointed out that there was a great scope to expand cooperation in genetic technology. "India is very rich in genetic wealth but it needs genetic knowledge and technology," he asserted.

"If we cooperate in this area, it will prove to be of immense mutual benefit for people of both sides," added Patil.

 

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.hindustantimes.com
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement
more from Chandigarh

Punjab cabinet meeting: Nod to Bathinda technical varsity

The Punjab cabinet, on Sunday, approved that the strictures dictating payment of only basic salary to the new employees recruited by the state would not be applicable to specialist doctors to be recruited in view of the shortage of such doctors in government hospitals.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved