High Commissioner PranayVerma and Minister of Education Dr. Dipu Moni jointly inaugurated the Indian Higher Education Meet 2023 conducted under the aegis of the Study in India programme in Dhaka on Saturday.
Higher educational institutes from different parts of India participated in the event.
In his address, High Commissioner remarked that higher education has emerged as a centrepiece of our deep rooted partnership with Bangladesh.
He also expressed his satisfaction that a large number of Indian students have been pursuing higher education in each other’s country.
He invited more students from Bangladesh to take advantage of India’s globally reputed higher education system and build new bridges of friendship and understanding among the youth of the two countries.
The Minister of Education recognised the important role of education in promoting greater understanding between India and Bangladesh and thanked Study in India for its initiative to organize the event in Dhaka.
The Study In India programme is a flagship project launched by the Ministry of Education, government of India in 2018.
The programme is designed to encourage and invite the global student community to pursue their higher education in India.
Since its inception, the Study in India programme has drawn students from over 150 countries, including Bangladesh.