Top Indian universities plan to set up outposts in Britain | India News

LONDON: Leading Indian universities and IITs are in talks to open up outposts in Britain to cater to British students.
This comes as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to internationalise Indian higher education — one of the recommendations of the New Education Policy of India.
Michelle Donelan, UK higher education minister, tweeted on Monday: “Our door is always open to the IITs, which could be a tremendous asset to this country. Mutual cooperation in higher education is a great source of strength and friendship between the UK and India.”
Gaitri Kumar, high commissioner of India to the UK, confirmed at an Observer Research Foundation webinar: “Foreign institutes of repute are invited to establish branches of their institutions in India. We have only last week shared the desire of our IITs to open campuses in the UK and I must say that this has been well received. This…

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