India is all set to gain from German model in skills and vocational education and training, establishment of India’s National e-Library and e-Bhasha initiative and teaching of B. Ed in German at select Indian Universities.
This was the agenda when German Ambassador, Michael Steiner met Smriti Zubin Irani, Human Resource Development Minister to strengthen partnership with India in the field of higher education, research, vocational education and training. Ambassador Steiner also focused on expanding the current Indo-German Strategic Partnership (IGSP) in higher education.
The next Indo-German Joint Working Group meeting on Higher Education is scheduled for 18-19 November this year. HRD Ministry is looking forward to the final selection of research and fellowship awardees.
Meeting also discussed the potential partnering with Germany on their initiative to set up an International Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences.