Archive for February 27th, 2007

Mmegi/The Reporter (Gaborone)

Gideon Nkala

Up to 50 Batswana nationals will be sponsored to train in India under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC), the Indian High Commissioner to Botswana Vishnu N. Hade has said. The ambassador was speaking at an occasion to celebrate ITEC day and launch the Overseas India card in Gaborone on Tuesday.

The ITEC scholarships is a 100 percent increase from the 25 slots that have traditionally been reserved for Batswana.

Under the ITEC scholarship, the government of India bears the cost of training, including the return international fare, tuition fee, accommodation, emergency [continue reading]