Russia and India have agreed to establish a joint working group on education that will focus on building cooperation in VET, increasing bilateral student mobility, and to work towards mutual degree recognition, following Modi’s visit to Moscow last year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ramping up efforts to promote India as a global study destination, planning a Study in India campaign and revisiting legislation to make it easier for foreign higher education providers to set up branch campuses in the country.
France is introducing a two year post-study work residence permit for Indian graduates, during Indian Prime Minister Modi's visit. The bilateral agreement will also enable 250 French graduates to remain in India for two years working for French companies.
With Modi's track record of improving the economy, his focus on skills training, a priority on scalable learning technologies and an outward perspective, stakeholders say the future of India's role in international education under the new prime minister looks bright. Sara Custer reports.