The universities have signed a historic MoU for collaboration in leadership education
The US-based Yale University and Haryana-based O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) have signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding in New Delhi on 10th December for collaboration in leadership education and public service.
The MoU seeks to foster the development and delivery of educational programs for civil servants, military personnel, career diplomats, non-governmental employees, and other senior and mid-career professionals in public service by means of a strategic partnership between Yale University and O. P. Jindal Global University.
The main focus of the Agreement is the development and the delivery of educational programs for various governmental and non-governmental institutions contracted by the Government of India, the United Nations system, the World Bank and International Monetary Fund systems and their affiliated entities, and other nongovernmental and inter-governmental institutions in India by specifying O. P. Jindal Global University as a strategic Indian partner institution of Yale University for their delivery.
Yale University and O.P. Jindal Global University will jointly bid for contracts with these institutions and will develop specialised educational modules that involve joint curriculum preparation and joint delivery to contracted institutions.
Dr. Richard Charles Levin, President, and George Joseph, Director for Asia and Global Leadership Program signed the MoU on behalf of the Yale University while Professor C. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor and Professor Y.S.R. Murthy, Registrar signed it on behalf of JGU.
The broad disciplines and issue areas that will encompass the joint educational agenda through this strategic partnership between Yale University and O.P. Jindal Global University include law, diplomacy, international affairs, governance, and public policy. More narrow topics for specific stakeholders will be developed as per individual institutional needs of organisations.