14 Zimbabwean students earn Indian scholarships

14 Zimbabwean students earn Indian scholarships
Published: 18 June 2019 (230 Views)
THE Indian Embassy yesterday hosted a send-off ceremony for 14 Zimbabwean students who will study in India under the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) scholarships in Humanities and Sciences field, with the goal to enrich Zimbabwe with expertise upon their return.

Speaking at the event, Higher and Tertiary Education minister Amon Murwira said: "As you go to India, always remember, our education has to give us deep understanding of ourselves and our circumstances and if an education system fails this test then it is of little or no use." Murwira said.

According to the Indian ambassador to Zimbabwe, Rungsung Masakui, the 14 students are the first batch for this year, with other students expected to join the 14 later.

The India-bound students include seven who will pursue undergraduate courses while the remainder will do postgraduate courses.


- dailynews

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