Govt contributes Pound Sterling 3.2 million to Cambridge University

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Mumbai, Jan 3 (UNI) The Indian Government of India has contributed Pound Sterling 3.2 million to set up the ''Jawaharlal Nehru Professorship of Indian Business and Enterprise'' at Cambridge University.

The Professorship will be established and assigned to Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, stated a release.

''We are very grateful to Government of India for endowing this Chair and we look forward to strengthen our ties with India even more,'' said Professor Alison Richard, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

The funds were contributed by the Government of India to celebrate the centenary of Pandit Nehru's arrival at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied for a degree in Natural Sciences.

The syllabus of the first three years will include technology innovation, emerging global economies, relationship between economic development and knowledge economy and entrepreneurship, added the release.

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