Odisha To Collaborate With Australian Varsities For Higher Education

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is planning to collaborate with Australian varsities for skill-integrated higher education.

According to sources, higher education secretary Bishnupada Sethi wrote to vice-chancellors of all state public universities of Odisha to take part in the discussion that will be held on how to have research collaborations between state-run universities and those in Australia.

Centurion University of Technology and Management president Mukti K Mishra had given a proposal to the government for the collaboration meeting, which Higher Education Minister Rohit Pujari is scheduled to attend.

The meeting will be held between vice-chancellors of Odisha universities and representatives of the Australian High Commission when Iain Martin, vice-chancellor of Deakin University in Australia, and Mathew Johnston, minister-counsellor (education and research), Australian High Commission, India, will visit Bhubaneswar on December 12.

Odisha state higher education council (OSHEC) vice-chairperson Asoka Kumar Das said the state public universities will embed skills in their curriculum according to the Centre’s notification.

“Australian universities have a good reputation in the field of skill development. We will hold a meeting with the duo before going for collaboration,” TOI reported Das as saying.


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