ANU, Acharya Nagarjuna University will soon tie up with Cambridge University, England and will also be offering joint programmes in Bio-Technology and and Economy. The main aim behind this is to bring the best practices of global education to the students in Andhra Pradesh. Both universities will sign a MoU.
The Hindu reports that Vice-Chancellor of ANU, A Rajendra Prasad left for New Delhi on Monday to set modalities for agreement with VC, Cambridge, Lezzek Borysiewicz. Not only this, Cambridge University will also sign the MoU with Andhra University and Hyderabad Central University.
The meeting was attended by Minister of State for Science and Technology Y.S. Chowdary, Human Resources Development Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao, Chairman of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education L. Venugopala Reddy and Vice-Chancellors of HCU and ANU. For a very long time, ANU has been trying to enter into MoUs with a lot of universities around the world. The Cambridge University will also share their resources with the university, according to the MoU.
In the month of February 2016, India’s Department of Biotechnology and some British research institutions, University of Cambridge, signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Ministry of Earth Sciences in New Delhi for the establishment of a joint UK-India crop science programme. The motive behind signing this MoU was to promote research, promote an exchange of knowledge. The MoU was also signed by representatives from NIAB in Cambridge, the John Innes Centre and the University of East Anglia, in Norwich and Rothamsted Research.