New Delhi: In an attempt to raise the teaching and research standards in different fields, three leading Indian universities: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), Jamia Hamdard, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) along with University of California, Riverside have come together to discuss common areas of cooperation and possibilities of exchange of faculty, students and collaborative research.
JMI chancellor Dr. Najma Heptulla said the aim of the collaboration is to make JMI a top notch institution not only in India but also globally.
Furthering her statement, JMI vice-chancellor Prof. Talat Ahmad said, “With universities facing shortage of resources it will be advisable if they pool their resources and share their research and technical know-how to benefit from each other’s area of expertise that would lead to improving standard of teaching and research especially in the fields of science and technology. Future research will get a boost from such collaborations.”
Prof. Paul Joseph D’ Anieri , former executive vice chancellor and provost of University of California said that all the four universities can work together and unite their resources to file “Intellectual Property Rights”. He further added “In this manner, we can ensure to patent our inventions within reasonable costs.”