India willing to help Nepal in education sector, says official

By: |
Kathmandu | September 29, 2018 9:07 PM

Indian Embassy's Deputy Chief of Mission Ajay Kumar made his remarks at an event held to observe the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's historic speech delivered at the Parliament of the World's Religions in Chicago in 1893.

India is willing to help Nepal in the field of education and has been providing annually around 3,000 scholarships to the Nepalese students, a top Indian official said. (Reuters)

India is willing to help Nepal in the field of education and has been providing annually around 3,000 scholarships to the Nepalese students, a top Indian official said here Saturday.

Indian Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission Ajay Kumar made his remarks at an event held to observe the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s historic speech delivered at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago in 1893.

“India has been providing annually around 3,000 scholarships to Nepalese students. India wants to help Nepal in the area of education,” Kumar said.

Former Nepalese representative to the United Nations Jayaraj Acharya who attended the event highlighted Vivekananda’s contribution to education.

“Vivekananda had introduced the Vedic philosophy of India to the western society through his historic address to the World Religious Congress in Chicago, USA,” said Swami Bodhasarananda of Ramakrishna Mission Bellor Math, India.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, Check out latest IPO News, Best Performing IPOs, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1PM Modi visits National Library in Kolkata, pays floral tribute to Netaji
2ED files chargesheet against Haryana firm, directors who duped 31 lakh investors
3Several injured, many vehicles vandalised in BJP-TMC clash at Howrah