Mr Rupesh Singh, CEO of Education Centre of Australia met with the Honourable Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi to discuss higher education in India plus various sport training opportunities and Smart City concepts.

Prime Minister Mr Modi and Mr Singh discussed how the Indian Government can help to remove challenges faced by Indian students who have studied in Australia, including recognition of master qualifications that are less than two years in duration, and qualifications that have been attained through pathway programs.

Mr Singh also discussed the Smart Cities Challenge (an initiative that encourages Indian cities to deliver on projects that foster sustainable development). Prime Minister Mr Modi, appreciated the positive work of Australian Universities in this vital area of research.