Australia announces 19 grants worth $6.3 million for projects with India

Posted on:02 Nov 2016 18:16:19
Australia announces 19 grants worth $6.3 million for projects with India
02 November 2016 Current Affairs: The Australian government on Wednesday announced 19 grants worth $6,30,000 dollars for several projects in the field of education, science, sports, arts and culture.

Australia announces 19 grants worth $6.3 million for projects with India

The successful grants include an exchange betweenTAFE NSW and India's Centurion University to share expertise for training indigenous learners, collaboration between University of New South Wales and Indian scientists to develop effective new water purification systems for the country's water supply.

It also includes development of a website by Women's Legal Service Tasmania and TRS Law Offices in India to provide young Indian women with information about their rights.

Sports programme will also be undertaken jointly in Indiaby Hockey Australia and Dabang Mumbai Hockey Club to share expertise in hockey training.

The grant has also been assigned to a project by Soft Tread Enterprises to tell the story of historical links between Australia and India through theatrical and literary performances and for a collaboration between Queensland University of Technology and KM Music Conservatory Chennai to develop new approaches to music curriculum and facilitate ongoing exchanges with New Colombo Plan students.

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