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MIT president calls on PM Modi

MIT president calls on PM Modi
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Dr. Rafael Reif, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday.

New Delhi: Dr. Rafael Reif, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday.

He apprised the Prime Minister on work being done by the MIT in the areas of education, health, water and innovation. Dr. Reif also invited Prime Minister Modi to visit the institute and interact with the students and faculty.

The Prime Minister asked Dr. Reif to explore the possibility of using MIT's expertise in the Flagship Programmes of Skill India, Digital India and Start-Up India.

The Prime Minister suggested that senior or retired faculty from MIT could visit India for a few months to teach in an Indian University. Dr. Reif appreciated the suggestion, and offered his assistance in this regard.

Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, was also present on the occasion.

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