Feb 10, 2017

India invites Sri Lankans to promote education and research

India has offered an opportunity for Sri Lankans contribute their share towards research and other educational activities India.

India- Sri Lanka Foundation now invites project proposals, in the areas of Education, Art & Culture, Archaeological Studies, Agricultural Research, Science & Technology, Information Technology, Health, Development Studies and Gender Studies, Indian High Commission in Colombo said.

The India - Sri Lanka Foundation (ISLF) was established by a Memorandum of Understanding between the governments of India and Sri Lanka in 1998 in order to foster India - Sri Lanka relations through the enhancement of economic, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation and to promote greater understanding between the people of the two countries.

Under the above thrust areas, proposals could be submitted for research projects and other educational activities at recognised institutions of learning located in India and in Sri Lanka, visits and exchanges involving students, scholars, academics, artists, professionals and performing artistes, to participate in conference/seminar, symposia, art exhibition, film festival, cultural events and training workshops etc, publication of research works on India-Sri Lanka relations in the specified fields and translating literary works in Indian languages to Sri Lankan languages and publishing them, and vice-versa.

Individuals, institutions and groups are invited to submit proposals which would be considered during the next meeting of the Board of Directors of ISLF.

A duly filled application form which could be downloaded from the High Commission of India website (www.hcicolombo.org) along with the proposal may be forwarded to High Commission address before February 20, 2017.

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