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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.

Conference Kalamandira, Mysore - 8th January 2007

Conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Literature (Honoris Causa) - 8th January 2007 - Mysore

Acceptance Speech of Dr. Madanjeet Singh (UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador) held on 8th January 2007, Karnataka State Open University, Kalamandira, Mysore.

Conference New Delhi, India - 27th November 2006

The Special Meeting of the SAF Governing Council

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.