Chandigarh 15th December 2009 : Fontys University, Netherlands has joined hands with Chandigarh based Aryans Group of Institutes (AGOI). The agreement regarding this was today signed by Ms.Gidy Lanen (Director, International Business, Fontys University, Netherlands) & Dr. Anshu Kataria (Chairman, Aryans Group of Institutes) in Chandigarh Press Club.
Ms. Gidy Lanen said that India is one of the fastest growing country of the world and Fontys University wants to tie up with the reputed organization of India for expanding Fontys base in the world. She said that collaboration with Aryans will be beneficial for both Aryans & Fontys, because number of Indians especially Punjabi are going abroad for higher studies.
Dr .Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group said that, Aryans Group would try to collaborate with the top American & European universities to offer the International courses in Chandigarh. Dr. Kataria further added that efforts would be made to bring more students from African & Asian in Chandigarh for Higher education.
Mrs. Roopali Khurana, Faculty, Fontys University said that now both organizations would work for Student Exchange & Faculty Exchange. She told that Fontys University with 33,000 students and 3,500 staff members is the largest University in the Netherlands. They offer 120 bachelor programmes and 17 Master programmes in English, German and Dutch in 35 different schools.
Prof. D.C. Kataria, Vice Chairman, Aryans Group; Dr. Parveen Kataria, Director General, Aryans Group; Dr. K. K. Mangla, Dr. D. P. Singh, Dr.Manjit Kalra & Dr. A. S. Balgir were also present.