Amrita University: Indo-US Initiative
A memorandum of understanding
20 July 2005 —A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for Indo-US Inter-university Collaborative Initiative in Higher Education and Research was signed today during the visit of Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh to Washington DC on July 20. In this land mark agreement six leading American universities, including the University of California campuses at Berkeley and San Diego, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio and State University of New York at Buffalo, which are ranked among the best universities of the world, will join with Indian institutions led by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, ISRO, and Department of Science & Technology to enhance science and engineering education in India over Edusat. Three of the leading technology companies in the world, Microsoft, Qualcomm, and Cadence, will be funding this Initiative.
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