*20 LPU Students will visit Croatia to promote Indian cultural heritage & quality higher
Jalandhar: Lovely Professional University has recently tied up with one of the prestigious and 400 years old, University of Zagreb, from Eastern European Country Croatia, to strengthen Internationalisation for LPU. In this regard, University representatives had been discussing to foster mobility & exchange of students & teaching staff. In response to the same, Dean Prof. Davor Romic & Vice Dean Prof. Milan Mesic from the faculty of Agriculture of the University of Zagreb visited LPU and met Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal, Pro-Chancellor Ms. Rashmi Mittal and Vice Chancellor Dr. Rameshwar Kanwar. The visiting educationists discussed mutual cooperation in relation to students & culture exchange programmes, faculty development, international projects in higher education & joint researches. On this occasion, an MOU was signed between both the Universities. Taking lead in this regard, 20 students of LPU will go to Croatia for the cultural performances to not only promote Indian culture but also to propagate quality Indian higher education.
Informing about the Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. Romic said: "Our University is the leading higher education and science institution in the field of agriculture and technology sciences. We are always ready to share our gains in this field with other partner Universities." He added, "We are happy to share our expertise, under this tie-up, with the largest University of India- the great country which is going to be next super power. Moreover, such a relationship is must for any of the progressive University." In this context, valuable & interactive lectures, about agriculture and its importance, were also delivered by both the Croatian Professors for the awareness of the LPU students.
Talking about the purpose of present collaboration, the Chancellor of LPU, Mr. Ashok Mittal said: "We are indeed very happy to collaborate with oldest and biggest Croatian university in South-Eastern Europe, with its comprehensive programmes and near 60,000 full-time students. We are also hopeful in regard to this tie-up, which is in a way marrying between Croatian High-End Technology and Indian Information Technology to bring forth the best research projects." Revealing strong desire to acquire the major role in the field of agricultural sciences, he added: "As India is a land with agriculture being the main occupation; we have introduced B.Sc. and M.Sc. programmes in Agriculture Sciences to let students opt agriculture, too, as their career.
Through this tie-up we anticipate to bring lot of new techniques and agricultural activities so that students may get well prepared as leaders of tomorrow for required change." He further remarked that this tie up is also going to guide Indian farmers in relation to new technology available for advancement. In fact, both tied-up Universities aim to be actively involved in the international education and scientific system.