400 Ugandan students land Indian education visas


The Andhra University  Visakhapatnam Prof.E.N.Dhanamjaya engages one of the students trying to enroll at that prestigious University of which is set to open campus in Ethiopia very soon.

By Kitts D.Mabonga


Over four hundred students are set to secure Indian education study visas for purposes of accessing quality high school education in that country.

The Indian high commission in Kampala has reveled has staked over 400 study travel visas to Ugandan students that intend to carry on with their search for higher education opportunities in India.


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 The high commissioner Ravi Shankar (L) chats with the EDCIL boss Diptiman Das in stripped neck tie shortly after opening the two day event

This came to light this week during the  of the first ever “study in India” education fair that was held at the high commission offices at Nakasero in the Central division of Kampala city.

Officiating at the colorful ceremony was the Indian high commissioner to Uganda his Excellency  Ravi Shankar who told the over 200 students seeking to enroll with the over 20 Indian colleges and Universities at the open two day fair that his government has staked to offer over 400 education student visas to Ugandan students who enroll to study in India.

“We are happy to partner with the Uganda government in ensuring that students intending to study in India are given high priority and that is why we have set aside 400 visas to benefit these students trying to broaden their education potential “ noted Shankar.

He observed that these visas shall be offered on an annual basis because the numbers seeking to study in India are drastically increasing each passing year and that is why they pledge and encourage more students to take up such opportunities because India is the World’s best destination in terms of offering high quality professional skills training opportunities to the rest of the World.

The chairman and managing director of the educational consultants India Ltd.(EDCIL) the body assigned responsibility of overseeing this program of helping students across the World access quality education in India Diptiman Das said they are privileged to partner with Uganda in trying to help students willing to study in India.

Diptiman promised that his country was the best in as far as offering  high quality education for the student community saying Ugandans willing to have an opportunity to select the best accredited colleges and Universities should visit the high commission today and tomorrow to avoid regrets.

India is home to the best Universities offering technology, engineering, pharmacy, dental and nursing professions among others and Ugandans taking up this path would benefit immensely in the near future noted the officer.

The high commission also congratulated Prof.E.N.Dhanamjaya Rao from the Andhra University Visakhapatnam over their proposed planned opening of their first campus in Ethiopia that shall help those African students willing to enroll with them to access their programs from that country.This University is reported to have hundreds of students from Ethiopia who had requested for the opening up of a campus that shall absorb Ethiopians and other Africans as a deliberate strategy to cut transport costs and other line logistics.

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