"We maintain that he never authorized the EIILM to set up in Mauritius," said Ved Prakash us, after a signing ceremony of a memorandum of agreement between the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Tuesday Ebony.
The agreement will focus on the establishment of a branch of IIT in Mauritius. Several major players took part in the ceremony, including the director of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), Ashok Kumar Bakshi, and the Minister of Higher Education, Rajesh Jeetah.
Ved Prakash said that it is above all the quality of higher education institutions that concern. It is in this light that is working to find a solution for universities to Indian affiliate is not allowed to operate outside of India. The six universities are EIILM, Mauras, Arya Sabha, Global Business, JSS Academy and Amity University.
"We will resolve it. Certain requirements need to be fulfilled, "said Ved Prakash. And Ashok Kumar Bakshi to abound: "We are confident we can find a solution. We asked the UGC to provide further information and we will meet [Wednesday] to discuss further. "
The agreement is to be signed between India and Mauritius should regularize these six higher education institutions, which were in the crosshairs of the UGC on several occasions. This should put an end to all controversy.
It is that once this agreement will be "imperative" to any other Indian university wishing to operate outside the territory of India, including Mauritius, have the green light from the UGC.
Meanwhile Minister of Higher Education Rajesh Jeetah said last week at the National Assembly in the case of EIILM Mauritian Branch Campus, the approval of the UGC was "not necessary" because it had the green light from the Government of Mauritius and the Indian government. This argument is no longer valid once the new agreement will be signed.