BHU vice-chancellor Prof. DP Singh rode bicycle to reach his office and met the ambassador as it was the last working day of month (Bicycle Day).
Vice-chancellor Professor Singh made a power point presentation to give a brief introduction about historical background, legacy, present and future status of the university. He also mentioned BHU getting top ranking in the India Today-Nielsen Survey and also figuring prominently in other newspapers and magazines.
Ambassador Roemer presented a book written by President Barak Obama to the BHU vice-chancellor. He said: “I am honoured to be in BHU which is manufacturing future work force of
“I feel BHU is leading towards becoming one of the prominent universities in the world.
“US is not looking for a short-term relationship with
He said two countries were closely formulating the plans and policies, which would lead to very strong US-India relationship.
Roemer said President Obama feels that US-India relationship is indispensable in 21st Century.
Later addressing a small gathering the
He mentioned that he enjoyed coming to BHU as he is from family of educationists. “ I have traveled almost all the universities in US and enjoy the company of teachers and students”, he said.
He was inspired by lush green campus of BHU and compared it with prestigious
He said he was impressed with the vice-chancellor Professor DP Singh’s presentation, which showed BHU’s exchange programme with prominent
He hoped more and more such exchange programs would take place in future with US universities.
Reacting on the announcement by vice-chancellor regarding establishment of USAID office in the
He congratulated BHU for being selected to have this office among various Indian universities. This initiative of USAID will lead to formulation of an ‘Indian Agricultural Education and Innovation Systems Program’ which aims at improving agriculture education and agriculture extension programme in
While replying to some of the queries of students Roemer said US was looking for more and more opportunities for Indian students and scholars.
Press release and photographs from PPP Cell-BHU