Seven more offered Indian scholarships

Stabroek News
January 14, 2003

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The Government of India on the recommendation of the Government of Guyana has offered seven more scholarships under its Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme.

According to a release from the Indian High Commission the scholarships are to provide training in some of the best Indian institutes in various fields.

The seven awardees are: Lilaoti Jaggernauth, Senior Mistress in West Demerara Secondary School who is attending a course in "English for Professionals"; Jainarine Deonauth, Chief Monitor in the Advisory Committee on Broadcasting of Guyana who will attend the "Diploma Course in Development Journalism for Non-Aligned and Developing Countries"; Roland Birkett, Assistant Manager from the University of Guyana who will be attending the "Advanced Course in Computer Networks Engineering and Management"; Somwattie Pooran, Research Assistant in the National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) who will attend the course in "Strategies for Sustainable Development and Rural Development"; Candelle Celeste Walcott and Shune Myeva Vickerie, both Technical Officers in the Guyana National Bureau of Standards who will attend the course in "Standardisation and Quality Assurance for Developing Countries" and Miguel Shaun Choo-Kang, Foreign Trade Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Trade and International Cooperation who is attending the "32nd Professional Course for Foreign Diplomats".

The release further stated that all expenses would be borne by the Government of India.

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