IIT Madras & Kathmandu University sign MoU

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Lumbini, India and Nepal has signed multiple MoU regarding higher studies.


MoU has been signed between Kathmandu University (KU) in Nepal  and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M), India for a joint degree program at the Post-graduation level.

PM Modi in Lumbini Monday was on an official visit. On arrival at Lumbini, Prime Minister was received by the Nepal PM.

An agreement between the Indian public sector undertaking SJVN Ltd and Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) for the design  and implementation of the Arun 4 hydro-project too was signed.

An MoU was signed between CNAs and ICCR, Tribhuvan University on the establishment of the ICCR Chair of Indian Studies.

Another MoU was a topic of discussion and penned down. Between Indian ICCR and Kathmandu University (KU) on the establishment of the ICCR Chair of Indian Studies.

Both the leaders have participated in the foundation stone laying ceremony for the wonderful and epic construction of a Centre of Buddhist Culture and Heritage in Lumbini.

This key occasion was observed on a highly auspicious day of Buddha Pournima. This is being looked at both the countries which are spiritually rich in culture. Both countries have diverse similarities in spiritual practices being followed.

They have also visited the Maya Devi Temple. Moreover, as Prime Minister, this is PM’s fifth visit to Nepal and first to Lumbini.