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August 2, 2014

The United States and India Announce Institutional Partnership Grants 2014

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Photo: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry listens to a student engaged in biomass research as he visits the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, India, before a string of meetings as part of a Strategic Dialogue between the two countries on July 31, 2014. (U.S. State Department Photo).

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Photo: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with a student engaged in biomass research as he visits the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, India, before a string of meetings as part of a Strategic Dialogue between the two countries on July 31, 2014. (U.S. State Department Photo).

Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative has announced Third Round of Awards in a continuation of the educational partnership between India and the United States. The initiative aims to strengthen collaboration and build partnerships between American and Indian institutions of higher education. Each award can be utilized over a three-year period, with the aim of encouraging mutual understanding, educational reform, and economic growth, as well as the development of junior faculty at Indian and American institutions of higher learning.

2014 Grant Recipients

U.S.-led Partnerships:

University of Illinois, College of Nursing, Chicago, IL

Partner Institution: Bel-Air College of Nursing, Panchgani, Maharashtra

Project Title: Building an effective partnership for innovative nursing education and research to advance public health

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Partner Institution: Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Project Title: Prevention of Corneal Blindness: Collaboration between IUSO and SN

University of California, Berkeley (Center for South Asia Studies), CA

Partner Institution: Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, Maharashtra

Project Title: Sustainable Indian Water Infrastructure Project (SIWIP): A Systems Approach

Tufts University, Boston, MA

Partner Institution: Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Project Title: Capacity building for Medical Education in Bioethics in India

Indian-led Partnerships:

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Partner Institution: Mississippi State University, MS

Project Title: Indo-U.S. Initiatives on Cleaner Energy and Water Research

Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam

Partner Institution: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA

Project Title: Foam-assisted CO2 Flooding for the Depleted Reservoirs of Upper Assam Basin and in Candidate Reservoirs in Louisiana

Jawaharlal Technological University, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh

Partner Institution: Chicago State University, Chicago, IL

Project Title: Promoting University-Industrial Cooperation, Creativity, Diversity and Entrepreneurship in Computer Science

University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal

Partner Institution: Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC

Project Title: Promoting Eco-friendly Entrepreneurship Development for Women in West Bengal

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