The United Arab Emirates and India, have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the IIT Campus In Abu Dhabi. According to plans being finalized by authorities, the Indian Institute of Technology is set to open in 2024. In a nutshell, it aims to cover a wide array of scientific, and engineering subjects. Moreover, it will also cover humanities topics such as computer science, arithmetics, as well as artificial intelligence.
During its MoU signing ceremony, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, the President, and Narendra Modi, the Indian Prime Minister were in attendance. The agreement’s parties include the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (Adek).
An official press release statement noted that the Abu Dhabi Campus will offer Master’s courses from January, next year. Thereafter, from September, the institution will begin to offer Bachelor’s degree programmes.
The IIT Campus In Abu Dhabi Overall Commitment To Education
As a whole, the development’s MoU marks a significant milestone achievement for the project. Furthermore, it is reported to greatly contribute to UAE’s capital commitment to developing a top-tier educational system. Graduates from the institution are reported to automatically become part of an alumni network. It will consist of other graduates from a total of 23 campuses within India.
The Cabinet Minister for Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, India spoke about the project. Dharmendra Pradhan noted that it will firmly strengthen long-stand as well as the current ties between India and the UAE. Moreover, the Minister added, the project will potentially set a new template for leveraging the power of education, especially for both global good and mutual prosperity in NEP.
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi remarked that the India-UAE trade observed a 20% increase. The impressive progress, he said, can be attributed to the signing of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement in May 2022.