Japan's Senior Deputy Minister visits IIT Delhi

A Japanese delegation lead by Senior Deputy Minister Yoshio Yamawaki met Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi and Prof Sanjeev Sanghi, Dean, Alumni Affairs and International Programme on Feb 28, 2019.

Wide spectrum of issues relating to India-Japan cooperation in Science & Technology with special focus on University research cooperation were discussed.

These included issues relating to constraints like limited opportunities for high quality PhDs, Language barriers and possible options to enhance the collaboration through more funding tie ups, Joint workshops with private parties, increase in Post –Doctoral JSPS, Joint PhDs etc.

Both the sides converged upon taking necessary steps to broaden the collaboration horizon and developing a deeper engagement in the existing areas of mutual interest and concerns.