INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS
 


Dronten Professional Agricultural University
Netherland


Faculty of Life Sciences
University of Copenhagen, Denmark


National Sedimentation Laboratory
USDA, USA

University of Riverside, Riverside, CA
USA


School of Agricultural Environmental Sciences
Alabama, A & M University, Alabama, USA


Asian Institute of Technology
Bangkok, Thailand
 

Campus Outreach, Minneapolis
USA


School of Veterinary Science,
University of Queensland, Australia


Rakuno Gakuen University
Japan


Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)
Hamilton, Newzealand


Tribhuvan University
Kathmandu, Nepal
 

SAILCON Education Group, China
Beijing Science & Technology University, Beijing, China
Huanghe Science & Technology University, Zhengzhou, China
Henan Finance & Economy University, Henen, China
Linyey Technology University, Luoyang , China
Hefei University, Hefei , china
Anqung Vocational College, Anqing, China
 

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD

Prof. (Dr.) R. B. Lal
Vice-Chancellor

Chairman

Prof. (Dr.) S. B. Lal
 Pro Vice Chancellor

Member

Prof. (Dr.) A.K.A. Lawrence
  Registrar
Member

Prof. (Dr.). M. Imtiyaz
Dean, Faculty of Engg.
Director (International Education & Training)
Member Secretary

Mr. Stephen Das
 Financial Consultant, JSBS
 Joint Secretary

Dr. Victor Joseph
 President, AGAPE, USA
Hon. Director (International Relations)

Mr. V. B. Lal
Director Administration
Member

Prof. (Dr.) Newman Fernandes
 Director (Distance Education)
Member

Dr. B.B. Rai
Director Development
Member

Prof.(Dr.) C.K.Shukla
Additional Director, Development
Member

Globalization is the context of economic and academic trends that are part of the 21st century reality. Internationalisation of education is the process of integrating an international, inter-cultural and/or global dimension in the goals, functions (teaching/learning, research, services) and delivery of higher education. Internationalization includes the policies and practices undertaken by academic systems and institutionsand even individualsto cope with the global academic environment. The motivation for internationalization includes commercial advantage, knowledge and language acquisition, enhancing the curriculum with international content, and many others. Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences has inculcated an educational vision able to provide global society with an education that meets current needs and that can respond efficiently to contemporary demands and challenges, which are characterized by globalisation, interdependence, and multiculturalism. Specific initiatives such as, cross-border collaborative arrangements, programs for international students, and others have been put into place as part of internationalization. The total strength of international students pursuing various diploma, degree and doctoral programmes at SHIATS has increased to over 407 from a few students in the past years.

To further strengthen globalization and internationalization of the University, SHIATS has collaborated with numerous international institutions and organisations. The main objectives of these collaborations encompass the exchange of scientific knowledge, long term staff and student exchange, holding of joint academic events such as seminars / workshops and conferences, etc.

Vision
The vision of the Directorate of International Education and Training is to foster an academic, social and cultural environment to serve the needs of Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences' international community and promote internationalization to create a better intellectual environment for optimal human resource development. It will work towards the materialization and realization of the aspirations of SHIATS in terms of its contribution and advancement in technology and sciences with a global perspective.

Mission
The Directorate of International Education and Training strives to make SHIATS a prominent contributor in international education and research by training and educating international students. Its mission is to exchange scientific and technical knowledge on the international platform in order to contribute towards the various fields of education and research globally; to ensure the inculcation and development of international competencies amongst the faculty and students of SHIATS; to provide information, advice and assistance on a variety of issues affecting students and staff going abroad for training, seminars, projects, improvement programmes, etc. to liaison with the various faculties and departments of the university and provide assistance and information on matters pertaining to international students at SHIATS.

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD
The International Affairs Advisory Board advises the Directorate of International Education & Training regarding the policies and strategies for the internationalization of SHIATS.

In order to expand the horizons of education and overlook the political boundaries and provide a platform for global development, the University has signed the MOU with the following foreign universities / organizations:

-:- Dronten Professional Agricultural University, Netherland
-:- Campus Outreach, Minneapolis, USA
-:- MEAC Technical Industries, Dubai, UAE
-:- Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
-:- Rakuno Gakuen University, Japan
-:- Educational Consultants India Limited, New Delhi
-:- University of Riverside, Riverside, CA, USA
-:- School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Australia
-:- United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), USA
-:- School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,
     Alabama, A & M University, Alabama, USA
-:- Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), Hamilton, New Zealand
-:- Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
-:- Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok
-:- SAILCON Education Group, China
-:- Beijing Science & Technology University, Beijing, China
-:- Huanghe Science & Technology University, Zhengzhou, China
-:- Henan Finance & Economy University, Henen, China
-:- Linyey Technology University, Luoyang, China
-:- Hefei University, Hefei, China
-:- Anqing Vocational College, Anqing, China
-:- Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering & Technology,
     Ludhina (Punjab), India
-:- Al-Fateh University, Libya
-:- University of Babylon, Babylon, Iraq
-:- The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Republic of Rwanda
 

INTERNATIONAL VISITS OF FACULTY MEMBERS OF SHIATS

-:- Dr. Dipak Kumar Bose, Associate Professor, Department of Agril. Extension & Communication will be presenting research paper on 'Family Values and Position of Women in West Bengal, India' in International Congress which is scheduled to be held in Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh from 17th December to 21st December 2011.
-:- Dr. E. P. K. Das, Professor, Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, Allahabad School of Agriculture, participated in International Conference on 'Participation of Tribal women in Agricultural operation' from 14th September to 17th September 2011 at Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
-:- Dr. E. P. K. Das, Professor, Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, Allahabad School of Agriculture, presented paper in International Conference on “Communication and Citizenship : Rethinking Crisis and Change” from 18th 22nd July 2010 at Universidade do Minho-Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal.
-:- Prof. (Dr.) C. K. Shukla, Additional Director Development and Mr. Amitabh, Special Secretary (Agriculture Education & Research), Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, visited Waikato Institute of Technology, Hamilton, New Zealand in June, 2011.
-:- Prof. (Dr.) C. K. Shukla, Additional Director Development, represented SHIATS in the International Education Fair held at Sri Lanka from 13th May to 15th May, 2011.
-:- Prof. (Dr.) M. Imtiyaz, Vice Chairman, International Secretariat, SHIATS and Prof. (Dr.) D. M. Denis, Member Secretary, International Secretariat, SHIATS visited the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand in April, 2011 in order to promote the Unified Bachelor-Master Programmed and explore the other possibilities of association with AIT, Bangkok.
-:- Mrs. Tulika, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science & Information Technology attended “4th International Symposium on Application on Ad hoc and sensor networks held in conjunction with 25th International Conference on Advanced information Networking and Applications” from 22nd 25th March, 2011 at Biopolis, Singapore.
-:- Dr. Vijay Bahadur, Assistant Professor and Dr. Devi Singh, Assistant Professor, Department of Horticulture, attended International Symposium on “Sustainable Vegetable Production in south East Asia” from 14th 17th March, 2011 at Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia.
-:- Ms. Navodita Maurice, Ph.D. Research Scholar/ Teaching Assistant participated in “Global Conference on Entomology GCE” from 5th 9nd March, 2011 at Chiang Mai, Thailand.
-:- Prof. (Dr.) P. W. Ramteke, Dean P.G. Studies, participated in “Sixth Annual Education and Development Conference” from 5th 7th March 2011 at Bangkok, Thailand.
-:- A delegation consisting of Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, Prof. (Dr.) Rajendra B. Lal; Dr. (Mrs.) Sudha Lal, Director, Campus Ministry; Mr. Vinod B. Lal, Director Administration and Prof. (Dr.) M. Imtiyaz, Dean, Faculty of Engineering & Technology & Vice Chairman, International Secretariat visited Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok for official MoU singing ceremony on 7th February, 2011.
-:- Prof. (Dr.) Sr. Marion Mathew, Professor & Head, Allahabad School of Education attended the International Conference on “Women's Memory work Gendered Dilemmas of Social Transformation” from 24th - 26th August 2010 at University of Limerick, Ireland.
-:- Dr. (Mrs.) Sobita Simon, Head, Department of Plant Protection, Allahabad School of Agriculture attended the Annual meeting on 'Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America (ONTA) 2010' from 3rd to 8th October 2010 at Quito, Ecuador.

VISIT OF FOREIGN DELEGATES

The following foreign delegates visited Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad, India to explore the possibilities for cooperation in education and research:

-:- Prof. Kattesh V. Katti, Director, University of Missouri Cancer Nanotechnology Platform visited SHIATS on 7th to 8th November, 2011 to deliver a lecture on 'Applications of Green Nanotechnology in medicine and biotechnology' and to explore the possibilities collaboration between SHIATS and University of Missouri, USA.
-:- Mr. Peter James Davey, Global Development Director, Innovation Park, New Zealand visited SHIATS institute to prepare “Pre Feasibility Study Report for Modernizing & Developing a Dairy Farm” at SHIATS from 8th October 2011 to 9th October, 2011..
-:- Dr. Othman I.A. Abubakar, Counselor of Education and Training, Libyan People's Bureau visited SHIATS on 18th August 2011 to further discuss the possibilities of faculty and student exchange.
-:- Dr. Surya Pandey, International Research Relations Director, Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC), New Zealand visited SHIATS from 7th August, 2011 to 9th August, 2011 in order to explore the possibilities of association between SHIATS and WINTEC, New Zealand in terms of sharing credits for under graduate and post graduate programmes.
-:- Delegation from Tanzania led by Hon'ble Minister of Water, Mr. G. H. Lwenge, including Mr. Christopher N. Sayi, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water, Mr. Archard Mutalemwa, Chief Executive officer, Dar-es- Salaam Water Supply, Mr. Emmanuel Munda, Acting Assistant Director, Human Resourse Management, Tanzania visited SHIATS on 26th July, 2011 regarding higher education and training of Tanzanian nationals and explore the possibilities of association and collaboration between SHIATS and Ministry of Water, Tanzania through a Memorandum of Understanding.
-:- Dr. Chaiyaphol Kaewprakaisaengkul, Adjunct Faculty, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok visted SHIATS from 2nd July to 18th July, 2011 of taking classes for students of Unified Bachelor Master Programme in Agribusiness Management.
-:- Dr. Peeyush Soni, Coordinator Agribusiness Management, School of Environment, Resources and Development & Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok visted SHIATS in the month of June, 2011 for taking classes of students of Unified Bachelor Master Programme in Agribusiness Management.
-:- Dr. Nitin V. Afzulpurkar, Dean, School of Engineering & Technology and Dr. Nitin K. Tripathi, Associate Dean, School of Engineering & Technology, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand visited SHIATS on 9th March, 2011 and delivered seminar on “AIT - SHIATS Cooperation towards Excellence in Higher Education”
-:- Dr. Ganesh P. Shivakoti, Professor, School of Environment, Resources & Development, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok and Dr. Peeyush Soni, Coordinator Agribusiness Management, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok visited SHIATS from 19th February, 2011 to 24th February, 2011 to deliver seminar on Unified Bachelors Masters Programme .
-:- Prof. Said Irandoust, Hon'ble President, Asian Institute of Technology visited SHIATS on 3rd November, 2010 as a Guest of Honour for the 100th year Convocation and to initiate the discussion with Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, Prof. (Dr.) R.B. Lal, SHIATS, regarding signing a Memorandum of Understanding between SHIATS and Asian Institute of Technology.
-:- Prof. (Dr.) Vilas M. Salokhe, Vice Chancellor, Kaziranga University, Jorhat, Assam, visited SHIATS from 2nd November, 2010 to 4th November, 2010 for the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between SHIATS and Kaziranga University, Assam.

FACULTY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME

-:- Prof. Dr. D. M. Denis, Department of Soil, Water, Land Engineering and Management has been sponsored by the University in August, 2011 for Masters Programme in Remote Sensing and GIS at International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), Netherland.
-:- Er. Aditya Lal, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Agriculture Process and Food Engineering, has been sponsored by the University under the Faculty Improvement Programme in 2011 for Ph. D. in Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.
-:- Er. Anjelo Denis, Junior Lecturer, Dept. of Soil, Water and Land Engineering, has been sponsored by the University under the Faculty Improvement Programme for M.Tech in Water Engineering and Management programme in 2010at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.
-:- Mr. Stephen Das, Financial Consultant, Joseph School of Business studies, had been sponsored by the University under the Faculty Improvement Programme in 2010 for Dual Degree in MBA Finance and CFA at the London School of Business and Finance, UK.
-:- Er. Rahat Khan, Head & Associate Director, School of Film & Mass Communication had been sponsored by the University under the Faculty Improvement Programme in 2009 for M.Sc. Programme in the field of Media Technology at University of Bradford, UK.


VISIT OF INTERNATIONAL ALUMNUS DURING THE CENTENARY YEAR CELEBRATION
On completing hundred years from establishment, the University hosted the Centenary Year Celebration from 25th October to 29th October, 2010. The celebration was graced by the presence of alumnus spread across the globe in large numbers, who were invited to the office of Prof. (Dr.) M. Imtiyaz, Vice Chairman, International Secretariat, for interaction.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Due to the continuous efforts of the Directorate of International Education and Training, the total strength of international students pursuing various diploma, degree and doctoral programmes at SHIATS has increased to 407. Presently SHIATS has students from Afghanistan, Bhutan, Guyana, Iraq, Libya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sudan, Uganda, Ethiopia, Namibia, etc.


For Admission Details Contact:

Prof. (Dr.) M. Imtiyaz
Director (International Education & Training)
Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences
Allahabad- 211007, U.P., India
Phones: 91- 9794618648, 532 - 3292228
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