Mizo varsity signs agreement with UNCTAD

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Aizawl, Dec 20 (UNI) The Mizoram University's Economic department has signed a two-year agreement with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) for trade-related research in the state.

According to the agreement, signed yesterday at University campus, here, two individuals will be given doctoral research fellowship (DRF) with a monthly salary of Rs 12,000 and another two individuals will be given post-doctoral research fellowship(PDRF) at the monthly salary of Rs 20,000.

The agreement was signed at a seminar on 'Introduction to trade data bases and modeling of international trade', attended by UNCTAD officials from Geneva and New Delhi, and researchers from Kolkata and Manipur.

The University officials stated that if the varsity and the UNCTAD could work together for two-years, Rs 42 lakhs would be handed over to the University by UNCTAD during the two-years course.


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