Canada university may ink pact with BIT Sindri
TNN Jan 5, 2013, 10.46AM IST
SINDRI: University of Manitoba in western Canada has expressed its desire to enter into a collaboration with BIT Sindri. Institute director S K Singh said a team of experts from the university's engineering faculty headed by J P Burak, professor and international programme coordinator will be visiting BIT Sindri between January 20-25 to study the feasibility of signing the pact.
Bidhu Jha, MLA and special envoy for international trade, government of Manitoba, who is an alumnus of BIT Sindri, will also be visiting his alma mater along with Kiran Sinha and Sahay, alumni of the institute and settled here to coordinate with the visiting Canadian team.
Founded some 130 years ago, the University of Manitoba is the first university of western Canada and the research intensive university offers nearly 90 degrees, diploma and certificates with a total strength of nearly 28,000 students. The faculty of engineering is offering programmes from the bachelor to doctoral level.
Once the pact is signed, BIT Sindri students can visit the University of Manitoba for undertaking internship and doing their summer trainings by availing the research facilities there, said the director adding that this will provide an excellent learning opportunity to students of both the universities.