QOTD-GK-Which of the following programme has been launched to attract foreign students to study in Indian Universities?
2019-07-14 | Team PendulumEdu
A. Study in India
B. Padho Apne Desh
C. Rashtriya Uchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA)
D. Revitalising Infrastructure and Systems in Education (RISE)
Explanation: ‘Study in India’ programme was announced during the Union Budget 2019 to attract foreign students to study in India. The objective of the programme includes increasing the number of inbound international students in India, to narrow the gap between import and export in a number of international students, to improve the soft power of India, apart from others. Currently, there is a provision of 10-15% supernumerary seats for foreign students and under ‘Study in India’ programme the foreign students will be admitted as per this provision.
The government has outlayed a budget of Rs. 150 crores for this programme for two years which will be utilized for brand promotion activities.
Hence, A is the correct answer.
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