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Scholarships for African students to be increased: Javadekar


Scholarships for African students who come for studies in India will be increased from the present 24,000 rupees to 50,000 in next 5 years.

The announcement was made by Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar at a function today.

HRD Ministry press release said Javadekar spoke on India-Africa cooperation saying India cherishes its partnership with African countries in various sectors, including skill development.

He said if India provides skill and employment to African students, it will become a demographic dividend.

He emphasized that India is focusing on improving quality in education and government is considering how to attract more foreign students to India.

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