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Conference Srinagar, India - 25th April 2007

SAF Regional Cooperation Seminars - Kashmir University

Headed by Dr. Shafiqa Parveen, Kashmir University’s Distance Learning Department organized the SAF Madanjeet Singh Individual Scholarships cheque distribution ceremony / Regional Cooperation Seminar on April 25, 2007. An introduction was given about SAARC, its members, and of course, the South Asia Foundation.

In the media Kashmir University - 25th April 2007

SAF-Madanjeet Singh Scholarship Programme

Headed by Dr. Shafiqa Parveen, Kashmir University’s Distance Learning Department organized the SAF Madanjeet Singh Individual Scholarships cheque distribution ceremony / Regional Cooperation Seminar on 25th April 2007.

Conference Chennai, India - 20th April 2007

SAF Regional Cooperation Seminars - Tamil Nadu Open University

I was most impressed with TNOU. With minimal, yet extremely proactive staff, the University runs a very tight shift; both the scholarship allotment process and the seminar were very well organized.

Conference Mysore, India - 18th April 2007

SAF Regional Cooperation Seminars - Karnataka State Open University

KSOU is one of the largest distance learning institutions that SAF – India has worked with; it also has a beautiful, sprawling campus. I was told by University officials that, as third party funding from institutions like the Distance Education Council and State Government is limited, all infrastructure and personnel related expenses are paid directly from the fees collected by the students – which is why the SAF Scholarship programme is helpful.

Conference Allahabad, India - 12th April 2007

SAF Regional Cooperation Seminars - Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University

Located in the heart of Allahabad, the University itself is quite rudimentary, yet the staff consists of well educated and dedicated members. Dr. Dwivedi, Coordinator of the SAF Programme at UPRTOU put together a seminar, drawing together professors of Political and International studies from local Universities across Allahabad.