This initiative is being launched with an aim to strengthen the strategic partnership between the two countries.
The US Department of State will introduce Partnership 2020, a higher education research collaboration initiative, with India. This initiative is being launched with an aim to strengthen the strategic partnership between the two countries.
Partnership 2020 will be contributing to research partnerships between the US as well as the Indian institutions in the field of academics.
A statement issued by the State Department stated, "Under this initiative, the U.S. Department of State has granted USD 1.15 million to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, which will award sub-grants on a competitive basis to U.S. universities to conduct joint research with their Indian counterpart institutions."
"The initiative will strengthen the strategic partnership between the United States and India through collaborations in higher education and promote related economic growth," the statement added.
The initiative will also focus on areas like advanced engineering, artificial intelligence, public health, and energy, among others.