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.
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.
Acceptance Speech of Dr. Madanjeet Singh (UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador) held on 8th January 2007, Karnataka State Open University, Kalamandira, Mysore.
The Special Meeting of the SAF Governing Council was held on Monday, 27th November 2006, at 09.00 am at the South Asia Foundation India Chapter Office, A-33 Vasant Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110 057.
I would like to start by thanking you for providing me with this wonderful opportunity to come to Lahore. I was very disappointed when my visa didn't come through.