BreakingNews 21/9/17: 14 Nigerian researchers for Indian fellowship

[ Masterweb Reports: Ismail Mudashir reports ] - Fourteen Nigerian researchers have been selected for C.V Raman Fellowship program being sponsored by the Indian government.


A statement by the Deputy High Commissioner, Kaisar Alam, said the objective of C.V. Raman Fellowship was to provide opportunity for Nigerian researchers, as well as those from other African countries, to conduct collaborative research in various areas of science and technology in different Indian universities and other institutions under guidance of scientists in India.


"This year 14 scholars from Nigeria have been awarded the C.V. Raman Fellowship to pursue research programme in various disciplines including conversion of Agricultural Wastes to Liquid Hydrocarbons; Immunology; Sedimentology and Petroleum Geology in educational institutions of high repute in India," he said.


He said the researchers will shortly depart Nigeria for India to carry out their research programme.


"The research work is fully funded by the Government of India. The selected scholars from Nigeria visited the High Commission on 16 August, 2017 and had useful interaction with the High Commissioner on matters relating to their research and other issues," he said.


He said the beneficiaries will spend between three and six months in various universities in India.


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