The MoU was signed by Dr. Kerwin Charles, Interim Dean at the Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago (in Chicago) and then sealed between Lt. Gen. Dr. SP Kochhar, Chief Executive Officer of TSSC and Dr. Balaji Srinivasan, Associate Provost and Senior Advisor to the President at University of Chicago, in New Delhi today.
Under the memorandum of understanding, UChicago will help TSSC, a public-private partnership focused on capacity building in the Indian Telecom sector, create training programs focused on advanced telecom and digital skills. As a knowledge partner for TSSC, UChicago will leverage its world-class strengths in evidence-based policy research and capacity building to help create targeted educational tools for TSSC trainers. In turn, the trainers will then train students and professionals who belong to the vast TSSC network, within and outside of India. Currently TSSC has a strong reach in India, Taiwan, Australia and United Kingdom.