MOU between University of Burdwan and University of Wollongong
MOU was signed between the University of Burdwan and the University of Wollongong on 22.01.2013 at the
conference room of Peerless Inn, Kolkata. The Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Burdwan University, Professor
Smritikumar Sarkar, elaborated on the possible fields of research collaboration between the two universities.
Prof Paul Sharrad, on behalf of the University of Wollongong, spoke of new initiatives and collaborative
engagements of these two universities. This would definitely lead to more research activities on diverse
MOU between University of Burdwan and Botanical Survey Of India
MOU was signed between the University of Burdwan and Botanical Survey of India on 02.08.2014 at the
campus of the University of Burdwan. Botanical Survey of India, the nodal research organization supported by
Ministry of Environment and Forests, always plays a significant role in fulfilling nation’s commitment to
various International conventions like Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Convention on International
trade in International Endangered Species of wild Flora and Fauna (CITES), etc. It has ample expertise in
exploring, indentifying, creating inventories and documenting the rich diversity of plant resources of the
country with particular reference to protected areas and fragile ecosystems.
Visit of Consul General of France to Burdwan University
Fabrice Etienne, the consul general of France, along with Sabrina Royer, attaché, visited Burdwan
University on 31-07-2014 to explore collaboration in higher education, including the exchange of teachers
and scholars, between the French universities and Burdwan University. They interacted with the Vice-Chancellor
of Burdwan University, Prof. Smritikumar Sarkar and later on visited University Institute of Technology (UIT),
Science Museum and Meghnad Saha Planetarium located around Golapbag campus.