Published Date: 2023-04-13, Thursday
Karnataka State Rural Development and Panchayat Raj University (KSRDPRU), Gadag, Karnataka and Kathmandu University (KU), have joined hands to facilitate cooperation towards achieving academic excellence through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on April 13, 2023.
The primary objective of this MoU is to bring about inclusive rural development through participatory approaches and improve the academic standards of all stakeholders by leveraging the institutional strengths of both universities. The MoU aims to foster academic exchange and cooperation between the two institutions by promoting various collaborative activities, including the exchange of materials, publications, and information, joint research and meetings for research, exchange of professors and research staff, exploration of joint degree/dual degree programs, and exchange of students.
On behalf of KSRDPRU, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Vishnukant S. Chatpalli signed the MoU while the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa executed the MoU on behalf of KU.
The MoU is expected to have a significant impact on rural development and academic excellence, benefiting the students, researchers, and faculty members of both institutions. It is a milestone in the journey toward global academic collaboration and will serve as a model for future partnerships.