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India and Madagascar sign MoU on teleeducation and telemedicine

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India and Madagascar sign MoU on teleeducation and telemedicine 
12 July 2022
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A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Republic of Madagascar & Telecommunications Consultants India Limited [TCIL] for Participation in the e- VBAB Network Project on 12 July 2022. The Minister of Higher Education of Madagascar, H.E. Elia Béatrice ASSOUMACOU signed the MoU at the premises of the Ministry of higher Educaiton in Antananarivo in presence of Ambasasdor Abhay Kumar. 

Speakign on the occasion, Ambassador Abhay Kumar said: 26 Major Indian universities (including Andhra University, Chandigarh University, Amity University Indira Gandhi National Open University) are participating in the project offering more than 300 different courses in Management, Computer Science, Commerce, Science, Health care, Humanities and Arts. The details of the courses are available on iLearn portal: ilearn.gov.in. On completion of courses soft copies of degrees/certificates are given to students and hard copies will be sent by post.

The Minister of Higher Education Mrs. Assoumacou expressed her delight at the signing of the MoU and said 
"This Agreement comes under the programme and vision of the Ministry of Higher Education to promote online education in Madagascar. The Tele-education offers lectures ranging from bachelors degree to higher studies. It is totally free of cost. However, there are some eligibility criteria for students who want to apply for it and after completion of study, students will get their degrees and diplomas."

"I would like to thank Indian Government for this opportunity to all my students and for supporting higher education in Madagascar through this agreement. Thank you for giving chance to Malagasy students to study online in many fields", the Minister  added. 

The registrations for July 2022 Session have started. For more information, interested students can reach out to the Embassy of India Antananarivo as well as click on the website: ilearn.gov.in