Prof. Uriel Reichman, President and Founder of IDC Herzliya joined the Council for Higher Education academic delegation of President Reuven Rivlin to Delhi, India. Dr. Eric Zimmerman, Director of Research and Global Engagement joined him


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During their stay in India they visited potential partners in Mumbai and Pune before joining the delegation. Site visits included the University of Mumbai, the Meghnad Desai Academy Of Economics, Sp Jain School of Global Management, the Bombay Stock Exchange, Symbiosis College, and the Sakal Media Group.


In the presence of President Rivlin six agreements for cooperation were signed, including three student exchange agreements - with JNU, Amity and the We School. In addition MoUs were signed paving the way for significant and wide collaboration, with the SP Jain School of Global Management, the Delivering Change Foundation and the Bombay Stock Exchange Institute. Details of these innovative partnerships will appear in the next edition of this magazine.


 

In the photograph (Left to Right): Prof. Reichman is seen signing an MoU with Mr. Abhijit Pawar, Founder and Chairman of the Delivering Change Foundation. Dr. Zimmerman is seated tot he left; behind President Rivlin and Prof. Yaffa Zilbershatz - Chair of the Committee for Budget and Planning witness the signing.


 

In the other photograph: Dr. Zimmerman is seen delivering a lecture on the IDC Story to a group of 150 participants at the annual FICCI Forum in Delhi - bringing together educators from India and across the globe.