18th Jul 2017 10:07:PM Uncategorized
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In a first of its kind to boost educational exchange programme with a foreign nation, Arunachal University of Studies (AUS), Namsai inked an Agreement of Cooperation with Chiang Mai University (CMU) of Thailand in presence of DyCM, Chowna Mein at Chiang Mai in Thailand today.


The two universities had signed the agreement for an initial period of five years. The agreement aims to establish effective academic relations and to promote scientific relations through economic collaborations between the two institutions through exchanging of staff members, under graduate and graduate students, staff development and academic information etc from time to time.


Speaking on the occasion, DyCM, Chowna Mein termed signing of the agreement between the two institutions as ‘noble venture’ and said, it would open a gateway for building diplomatic relations between Arunachal Pradesh and Thailand in educational, cultural and health sectors too”.


Pointing out that Arunachal Pradesh and Thailand which has lots of similarities in terms of religion, culture and language, Mein emphasized that the progress will also help to boost cultural tourism, religious tourism and exchange of trade and other economic activities.


He urged both the university to implement the Agreement thoroughly to benefit the teaching fraternity and the students of both the universities.



Consulate of India at Chiang Mai (Thailand),Shirish Jain, said that that coming together of India and Thailand is the need of the hour and this Agreement between the two Universities has hit the nail on the head.

Citing Chiang Mai University as a right choice as a partner in studies, he informed that a Department of Centre of Indian Studies would also be established in Chiang Mai University and expressed hope that this small beginning would go a long way in reaching the newer heights.


Associate Prof Rome Chiranukrom, Acting Vice-President for International Relations & Alumni Affairs, CMU, Chiang Mai informed that initially the two universities will exchange study programme in areas of social science and humanities in the aspects of village study, language, philosophy architect etc.



 Prof Emeritus Avudh Srisukri, Vice-Chairman, Dr Ashwani Lochan, President AUS, Prof V K Kawatra, Vice-Chancellor, AUS also spoke on the occasion.

Kenter Joya Riba

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