The delegation comprised of Dr. Hao Feng, associate professor of Food and Bio-Process Engineering, Dr. Mary P Arends-Kuenning, associate professor of Economics Demography and International Development, Dr. Mindy Mallory, assistant professor of Agricultural Marketing and Policy of University of Illinois discussed at a length on the propose USAID programme with the professor Singh.
A BHU delegation under the leadership of vice-chancellor Professor DP Singh had visited
It may be mentioned here that USAID programme comprising of a Consortium of various US Universities with BHU is in advance stage of implementation. Several delegations from different
This initiative will give an international exposure to agriculture research, extension and teaching in
The delegation also held meeting with all the head of departments of
They showed keen interest in post harvest technology, food sciences, agriculture economics, bioprocess engineering, and other fields of agricultural sciences. They inquired about status of BHU as a national university and expressed their interests in multi-faculty structure of BHU.
Vice-chancellor Singh told them about
Professor Hao Feng, who basically belongs to
Photo caption: From top BHU vice-chancellor professor DP Singh holds meeting with the delegation from University of Illinois, US, at V-C lodge in Varanasi on January 19, 2011.
BHU vice-chancellor Professor DP Singh felicitates the visiting University of Illinois delegates by presenting them mementos in Varanasi on January 19, 2011.
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