Hyderabad: Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) signed a Memorandum of understanding with Tennessee State University, USA here on Friday.
Tennessee State University Dean and Director of Research Dr. Chandra Reddy and Asst. Professor Dr.De etra met with PJTSAU Vice-Chancellor Dr. V. Praveen Rao at his office in Rajendranagar.
Dr. Praveen Rao sought the cooperation of Tennassee university in student faculty exchange programme, organize and start sandwich courses at PG level, certificate course in GIS and Remote sensing., Food science and agribusiness courses etc.
Tennessee University has shown keen interest to collaborate with PJTSAU in upgrading the skills of students and faculty of agricultural university. Dr. Chandra Reddy readily agreed for the proposal of faculty training and student exchange programme and preparing of joint research proposals in the areas of agriculture and allied sciences.
The MoU between two universities will be valid for three years.
The representatives of both the PJTSAU and Tennessee State University discussed several issues related to GIS and Remote sensing courses, environmental science, Genetics, Microbiology, Agri-economics, Home Science etc., (INN)