and The University of Edinburgh responded similarly.
John Hopkins University said while it had a number of research projects active in India, they have no plans to establish a campus here.
University of Toronto said while the development was “very interesting”, they would wait for more information.
Duke University, which had earlier evinced interest in setting up campus in India, has now backtracked and says it now has no such plans.
The much-debated Foreign Education Providers Bill has gone through UPA I and II without passing muster in Parliament. Not giving up, the HRD ministry has been making efforts over the past few months to find non-legislative routes to facilitate the entry of and collaboration with foreign varsities.