The Government for long has been trying to get foreign faculties to teach at Indian institutes. This seems to be turning into a reality now. April 1, India offers Canadian talent to teach in country's higher education institutions at short elasticity.
Canada had a surplus of human resource capital said, Narendra Modi during a bilateral meeting with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau.
"Modi said that this would help India receive quality education, According to Swarup. He said that in the tough winter months in Canada, the professors including the retired faculty members, could ponder coming to India for three to sixth months under the GIAN (Global Initiative of Academic Networks)"
GIAN is an incubator of grassroots innovations and traditional knowledge. This is empowering through technical and business excellence. It is aimed to motivate the best international experts in the world to work on higher education in India so as to enhance the country's current resources, fast-track the pace of excellence improvements, and uplift India's systematichigh-tech capacity to global excellence.
Trudeau agreed immediately to the proposal, saying that he had himself been a school teacher.
Swarup stated, there is a real potential, for harnessing the opportunity so many young people in India get better skills and Canada would also be happy to provide help in education and infrastructure support".
When Modi had met Trudeau last year, Trudeau was the leader of opposition then. This was the first meeting between both the leaders after Trudeau became prime Minister.
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