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Jal Shakti Minister of Uttar Pradesh visits Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University (WSU) and Shri Swatantra Dev Singh, Jal Shakti Minister of Uttar Pradesh have partnered to deepen water research collaboration. 

WSU hosted a visit by the Minister at its Parramatta campus in December to discuss water resources management and future collaboration on education and skill development through the Australia India Water Centre (AIWC). Uttar Pradesh has been flagged as a promising state in terms of agritech for both protected and on farm precision farming.

WSU Vice Chancellor Professor Barney Glover signed two MoUs with the Minister to enable WSU and AIWC to extend protected cropping and water research, education and training programs in Uttar Pradesh.

Banner image: Key representatives signing the MoUs. Key WSU staff attending were Professor Barney Glover, Professor Deborah Sweeney, Professor Linda Taylor, Professor Graciela Metternicht, Distinguished Professor Basant Maheshwari, Dr Nisha Rakhesh, Assoc. Prof. Ricky Spencer, Ms Jen Dollin, Ms. Debbie Atkins and Dr Jason Reynolds.

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