Israeli university to set up agricultural institute in Tamil Nadu

Israeli university to set up agricultural institute in Tamil Nadu Israeli university to set up agricultural institute in Tamil Nadu
Team Careers360 | Nov 11, 2020 - 9:45 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel, and ABAN Group LTD launched a new initiative to build an agricultural research institute in Chennai, India in a virtual ceremony on Tuesday.

ABAN Group Ltd is a multinational oil exploration company.

The virtual signing took place in the presence of Daniel Chamovitz, president, BGU Reji Abraham, managing director ABAN Group, Anitha Nandhini, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India in Israel, Rakhee Mayuri, First Secretary, Embassy of India in Israel, among others

Students who have completed their undergraduate studies in an academic institution in India and meet academic and administrative requirements of BGU can apply for a certificate course, postgraduate diploma, or master’s degree at BGU.

Daniel Chamovitz, president BGU said, “The institute will assist in developing appropriate solutions to the agriculture of India. In addition, the students will benefit from studies at BGU at our Sde Boker Campus, and then carry out relevant research in the new Institute under the ."mentorship of BGU scientists

The research component of the degree will be carried out at the ABAN-BGU Academic Research Institute under the guidance of the faculty of the university, trained by BGU. They can take up research in one of the fields like that of dryland agriculture and biotechnology, hydrology and water quality desert studies, ecology, and conservation.

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