Orissa, US universities tie up for research
Initially both the universities will hold joint academic events such as seminars
|Bhubaneswar: Orissa's Berhampur University has tied up with Riverside University of California for collaboration in research and faculty development.|
Berhampur University's Vice-Chancellor B. K. Sahu said the agreement will allow students and faculty members from both institutions to go to the other for study and research.
The MBA department will avail of the benefit initially, he added.
Initially both the universities will hold joint academic events such as seminars.
But later it will be expanded to collaborative academic research and exchange of scientific information.
The agreement has been signed for five years initially, and can be extended later.
Riverside University Vice-Chancellor (VC) Raj Singh called the agreement a "win-win" situation for both universities.
"It will also help the business students from the USA as more number of companies is setting shop here. Initially we will start with exchange program which will be expanded later," he said, adding the university was also looking for tie-ups with other Indian universities like Allahabad Agricultural University.
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