Hyderabad: Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) on Wednesday signed an Memorandum of understanding with Western Sydney University,
(WSU) Australia, River bridge ventures India, for collaborative research in the areas of capacity building to the students and Faculty, Environmental Science, Agriculture Research and Climate Change.
The team, led by Professor Barney Glover, Vice-Chancellor of Western Sydney University, Australia, met with Dr.V.Praveen Rao, Vice-Chancellor of PJTSAU,
at a programme organized at the conference hall in the Central Library. Dr.Praveen Rao explained to Australian Team about the cropping pattern of Telangana State and ongoing Teaching and Research activities in the university, he also said,
the major challenges and opportunities in the state of Telangana in agriculture sector. Dr.Rao put a proposal before the Western Sydney University Vice-chancellor to enhance the capacity building of the students and faculty members of the PJTSAU.
The proposal was readily accepted by the Vice-chancellor, WSU, and he shown keen interest to strengthen the relations with the PJTSAU which will help both the universities to address the farmers problems. The River bridge ventures would coordinate and plan the training programmes.
The Tripatriate MoU was signed by the Dr. V.Praveen Rao, VC, PJTSAU, Professor Baney Glover, VC, WSU and the representative of River Bridge Ventures in India.
The MoU will be enforced for three years. The delegates was present in the team are Associate Professor Linda Talor, Professor Athula Ginige, Dr. Anton, Dr.Bahman Javadi, the representatives of River Bridge Ventures are Vishnu Gorantla, Rambhoopal, Adarshmuri, Ishwaryaraju, Akshey Mandava and the university officers of PJTSAU were also present in the meeting. (INN)