Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham participated as part of the CII delegation representing Higher Educational institutions of India, in the three nations tour of Hon’ble Vice President of India (HPVI) Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu to Gabon and Senegal. HVPI was accompanied by a high-level delegation including Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar and three Members of Parliament, Shri Sushil Kumar Modi (Rajya Sabha), Shri Vijay Pal Singh Tomar (Rajya Sabha) and Shri P. Ravindhranath (Lok Sabha), senior officials of Govt. of India, media and business persons.
As the number one private university in India, fifth in the nation, and forty-first in the world in terms of impact, Amrita wished to investigate the possibility of extending the best education/collaboration, to develop the capacity building for universities, and to extend research to Gabon and Senegal.
Ms. Sindhu Manoj, Assistant Director Of International Programs, represented Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Ms. Manoj attended two large business events co-hosted by CII and Gabonese and Senegalese chambers of commerce, where she met several potential education partners. She also looked into a number of options for enhancing bilateral cooperation between India and these two countries.