Three Guyanese granted scholarships to study in India


The High Commission of India, Georgetown has selected three Guyanese nationals to travel to India for as part of scholarships being provided by the Government of India.

Mr. Delon Turpin, a State Auditor, currently studying Auditing in IT Environment at the International Center for Information Systems & Audit in Uttar Pradesh, India, was among those selected.

(Photo released by Indian High Commission)

Mr. Turpin’s course will last one month under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) program.

Captain Wyette Nestor of the Guyana Defence Force was also selected to study the Officers Transport and Management Course at the Army Service Corps and College in Bangaluru, India.

Captain Nestor of West Coast Berbice will be in India for approximately two months.

Another successful participant of the ITEC Scholarship is Mr. Elon Sooknanan, the Head of Public Infrastructure Transportation Tourism at Environmental Protection Agency, studying Environmental Management at the Environment Protection Training and Research Institute in Hyderabad for three weeks.

The participants were given the opportunity to meet and interact with High Commissioner, Dr. KJ Srinivasa before traveling to India.

The High Commission recently released an updated list of the ITEC and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) courses that are being offered by the Government of India in military, technical, medical, entrepreneurship, cultural, etc.

More details and eligibility criteria can be found on Facebook at  or website: 

(Modified press release from Indian High Commission)

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