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NTHU planning to set up more Taiwan Education Centers in India

2017/02/11 19:41:55

New Delhi, Feb. 11 (CNA) Taiwan's National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) is planning to establish four more Taiwan Education Centers in India this year, a university official said on Saturday.

Wang Wei-chung (王偉中), NTHU's vice president for global affairs, who is currently in India, told CNA that he has visited several local universities over the past few days to discuss possible cooperation on Chinese language education.

They included Jawaharlal Nehru University, O.P. Jindal Global University, Jamia Millia Islamia, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-Kanpur) and SRM University, Wang said.

During the visit, an agreement has been reached with IIT-Kanpur to establish a Taiwan Education Center, the eighth of its kind to be set up by NTHU in India, with the backing of the Ministry of Education, Wang said.

NTHU is currently discussing the possibility of setting up Taiwan Education Centers on the campuses of several other Indian universities, he added.

(By Charles Kang and Y.F. Low)