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PU VC participates in Intl Summit on Higher Education

Puducherry, Oct 31 (UNI) Pondicherry University (PU) Vice-Chancellor Gurmeet Singh participated in the three-day 14th Edition of International Summit on Higher Education which is being held in New Delhi from Tuesday.
According to a University release on Wednesday, the event is being jointly organized by the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) & Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
The event will have participation from all major Indian Educational Institutions from all streams, Universities, NGOs and renowned Educationalists.

FICCI Higher Education Summit 2018, in addition to policy deliberations, shall focus on developing an eco-system for strategic partnerships in the Education Sector between India and other countries.
FHES 2018 will provide a forum for international educational providers interested to partner and engage with Indian higher educational institutions and will encourage them for collaborations and partnerships.

Mr Gurmeet Singh, participated in the summit on October 30 and suggested alumni funding.
“Universities don’t have the data on the number of people passing out and what they are doing. It’s only with the introduction of NAAC that institutes have started to keep that data. With such data we can tap the alumni who can contribute,” Mr Singh said.
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