A JNU in Kazakhstan? VC discusses setting up campus with diplomat

JNU vice-chancellor Santishree D Pandit met Kazakhstan diplomat to discuss academic cooperation and setting up of a JNU campus abroad.

A JNU in Kazakhstan? VC discusses setting up campus with diplomat JNU VC met Kazakhstan diplomat Nurlan Zhalgasbayev to discuss setting up of campus abroad. (image source: JNU Twitter)
Abhiraj P | May 18, 2022 - 5:28 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) vice-chancellor Santishree D Pandit met Kazakhstan diplomat Nurlan Zhalgasbayev to discuss academic cooperation and the setting up of a JNU campus in Kazakhstan.

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The move has been taken in the direction of implementing the internationalisation of JNU, the university administration informed through a tweet. "Working towards implementing Internationalization of JNU, VC Prof. Santishree D. Pandit met Mr. Nurlan Zhalgasbayev, Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of Republic of Kazakhstan. Talks focussed on academic co-operation & setting up of an offshore JNU campus in Kazakhstan," said the tweet.

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In a recent conversation with Careers360, IIT Delhi director Rangan Banerjee said that a cross-IIT committee is considering the possibility of setting up an IIT campus in a foreign country. According to him, several countries have shown interest in such an initiative.

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