Wednesday, October 13, 2010



Punjab Agricultural University and the HDFC Bank Ltd. entered into an accord by signing an MoU to promote cooperation and advancement of academic and business exchanges between the two organizations. The MoU was signed today in a special function by the PAU Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Manjit Singh Kang and the HDFC Bank Assistant Vice-President (Human Resources), Mr. Ishlesh Bhaskar in the presence of the PAU Registrar, Deans and Directors and faculty members from the Department of Business Management.

After exchanging the MoU papers, Dr. Kang said that banks are playing a major role of providing credit to farmers that has an impact on agriculture in the state. He said that the banking sector is offering placement to PAU students. Dr. Kang wished that the collaboration between HDFC bank and PAU will prove mutually beneficial and a win-win situation for both. He thanked Mr. Bhaskar for considering PAU in the academic and business exchange programmes.

Mr. Bhaskar said that the bank will extend its outreach to the rural sector through involving M.Sc. students of PAU through placements. He thanked the Vice-Chancellor for extending cooperation of PAU to the bank and hoped that the joint efforts will be worth while. He expressed that the bank, which is having an active liaison with the Department of Business Management, PAU, will further strengthen the ties through this MoU.

Under the MoU, the two organizations agreed for Joint Certification Programme (JCP) in Relationship Management to be offered as part of the regular MBA course. The bank would have the first right to interview and select students for employment, from those who undergo the JCP. Further, the bank agreed to facilitate AMFI Certification for the students who enroll for the elective, conduct guest lectures, train faculty if required, and provide case studies and arrange for field visits to students. PAU agreed to develop the programme in consultation with the HDFC bank, provide training material and ensure infrastructure facilities. Each institution shall designate a Liaison Officer to develop and coordinate the identified specific activities. The MoU, shall remain in effect until terminated by either party. It shall be reviewed on or before October 12, 2011, at which time the agreement may be extended, modified or terminated.
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