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Press Release: India-Bhutan Friendship Scholarships at IIT, Kanpur

            Embassy of India, Thimphu is delighted to share that three new India-Bhutan Friendship Scholarships were introduced in February 2020 for Bhutanese youth to pursue M. Tech programmes at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. These new scholarships were introduced by the Prime Minister of India on the occasion of the 40th birth anniversary celebrations of His Majesty the King of Bhutan on 21 February 2020.

             The India-Bhutan Friendship Scholarship is a unique gesture on the part of the Government of India and IIT, Kanpur that will pave the way for Bhutanese students to receive the best education in engineering and technology from one of the top-ranked higher education institutions across the globe.

           The first recipients of this Scholarship are Ms. Srijana Gajmer and Mr. Sonam Tshering who are due to complete the 1st semester of M. Tech (Control & Automation) and M. Tech (Computer Science & Engineering) through online classes and digital channels in December 2020.

         We wish both the scholarship awardees of the India-Bhutan Friendship Scholarship all success in their academic career at IIT, Kanpur. We would like to encourage the best final year engineering students from Bhutan to apply for admission at IIT, Kanpur and secure this Scholarship in the next academic session 2021-2022.


7 December 2020

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