India committed to collaborating with Germany


New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Human Resource Minister Smriti Irani said Wednesday India is committed to collaborating with Germany in the field of higher education.

In a meeting with German ambassador Michael Steiner, who called on Irani here, the minister reiterated India’s commitment to collaborate with Germany and appreciated the Indo-German Strategic Partnership (IGSP) in higher education.

The ambassador mentioned the demographic advantage of India and reiterated his country’s commitment to strengthen partnerships with India in higher education, research, vocational education and training, said a statement.

He also reinforced the need to further expand the current IGSP in higher education, it added.