New Education Initiative to Strengthen K-12, Vocational, and Higher Education Linkages in the U.S. and India
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New Education Initiative to Strengthen K-12, Vocational, and Higher Education Linkages in the U.S. and India

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On 35th anniversary of US India Business Council, it announced the launch of a new initiative aimed at strengthening institutional linkages between academia, industry and NGOs focusing on the elementary, vocational and higher education sectors in both countries. Harold McGraw IIIHarold McGraw III, incoming USIBC Chairman and Chairman, President and CEO of The McGraw-Hill Companies, mentioned US and India need to commit to the cause of building the futrue workforce, to unleash opprotunities and spur growth globally.

On the eve of the first-ever U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, India's Union Minister of External Affairs, SM Krishna, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, India's Minister of Human Resource Development, Kapil Sibal, and India's Ambassador to the United StatesAmbassador to the United States, Meera Shankar joined hundreds of top business leaders in Washington to participate in the U.S.-India Business Council 35th anniversary deliberations. This initiative will serve as a dynamic platform for business, NGOs, and academia to provide vital input into both the U.S. and Indian governments

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