Finance Minister announces several relief measures across all sectors view of COVID-19 outbreak

Posted On: 24 MAR 2020 5:10 PM by PIB Delhi The Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman today announced several important relief measures taken by the Government…

UK-educated Indian graduates face barriers with Indian employers

The findings were presented in Sannam S4‘s report ‘Studying abroad in 2019: An Employability Premium for Indian Graduates?’, an update to a 2014 survey that featured more than 600 graduates who…

Doing business in India, How to expand business in India

Ed Dixon, Group COO & Managing Director, in an exclusive interview with Discovering Business 2019|2020 for India, a publication supported by DIT (Department of International Trade, UK) and CBI (The…

India hosted 47,427 international students, a “long way” from Study in India goal

According to Sannam S4 executive director & head of education Lakshmi Iyer, the country is “a long way” from achieving its goal.

US draws a red line on trade and tariffs. How will India respond?

US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross speaks at the 11th Trade Winds Business Forum and Mission. “America’s foreign policy dynamics under Trump are very different,” says Adrian Mutton, CEO, and Founder of Sannam S4, who is part of the Indo US strategic dialogue.

Steps to be taken before planning education in US

Adrian Mutton, CEO and Founder Sannam S4 talks to Careers360 and discussed the fallout of the University of Farmington immigration scandal. He also suggested that adequate research should be taken before accepting offers from universities abroad…

Higher education is one of the strongest pillars

Adrian Mutton, CEO and founder of Sannam S4, speaks about the unlimited potentials in the field of academics that can strengthen the US-India partnership with the journalist, The Statesman – one of India’s oldest English newspapers.

Learn From US Partners And Create An Entrepreneurial System In India: CEO, Sannam S4

Adrian Mutton, founder, and CEO of Sannam S4 told BW Businessworld “People say the number of patents In India is rising but I challenge the statistics and ask how much of it is then turned into wealth creation and employability”.

India’s US$20m investment to build US-India education links on its own turf

India has embarked on an exciting journey to convert its brain drain into brain gain by attracting expertise and investment in higher education through US-India Knowledge Exchange. Adrian Mutton, founder, and CEO of Sannam S4 and the USIKE, told The PIE News “the potential of cross-border collaboration, higher education reform in India and significant talent pools for future projects provided impetus to the Department of State to launch a project that focuses on these very themes”.

US varsities visit India to foster research collaborations

A delegation of US universities visited India for the first US-India Knowledge Exchange (USIKE), interacting with institutional and government representatives to foster collaborative research and innovation in various fields between the two countries. The initiative, launched last year by US-based organisation Sannam S4 and non-profit organisation US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, aims to identify key areas of collaborative research (private and public sector) and unlock significant funding pools.

IITs cut international student fees look for permanent foreign staff

Executive director and head of education at Sannam S4, Lakshmi Iyer told The PIE News the decision should help IITs to attract the top international students from South Asian and African countries, in particular.

IITs cut international student fees look for permanent foreign staff

India’s Institutes of Technology will cut fees for international students and push to recruit foreign academics and teachers to permanent roles in a bid to expand their talent pool and…

IIT Delhi to fund international PhDs, aiming to hike global rankings

Commenting on the announcement Lakshmi Iyer, executive director and head of education at Sannam S4, told The PIE News that this is a small but significant step.

US-India HE event builds trade appetite

Organised by market-entry experts, Sannam S4 and the US–India Strategic Partnership Forum, the day-long event was deemed successful in developing paths for greater cooperation between US and Indian higher education.

Sannam S4 scoops prize: UK-India awards

Market-entry expert Sannam S4, which works with education providers in multiple countries, has won the Consultancy Firm of the Year at the 2nd Annual UK-India Awards in the UK.

Some HEIs accept paying Indian GST to agents

Lakshmi Iyer, head of education at Sannam S4, meanwhile, told The PIE many institutions specifically stipulated in their contracts with agents they would not be responsible for local taxes.

Initiative to be launched to foster US, India engagements in research and education

The US-India Knowledge Exchange -an initiative of market entry specialist Sannam S4 and the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) – will convene the leading minds from the two countries in academia, innovation, public policy, the private sector, and non-profit organisations.

India aims to rebrand as study destination with Study in India campaign

Commenting on the news, Lakshmi Iyer, executive director and head of Education at market entry specialists Sannam S4, told The PIE that the program is “a step in the right direction” and needs to be considered in the broader context of India’s higher education policies shifting to internationalisation.

Adrian Mutton Featured in Business Matchmaker Magazine

CEO & Founder Adrian Mutton Featured in the Business Matchmaker In the latest edition of the Business Matchmaker, an online magazine focused on India-US business, CEO & Founder of Sannam…

India: 10 states support opening up to foreign HE providers

Ten of India’s states have so far come out in favour of enabling foreign higher education institutions to operate in the country, but any new policy must ensure that foreign…

Indian government proposes opening up IITs to foreign students

Foreign students could soon be permitted to study at prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology, due to a new proposal from the Human Resource Development Ministry that it hopes will attract…

India moots inbound campaign, foreign provider bill

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ramping up efforts to promote India as a global study destination, planning a Study in India campaign and revisiting legislation to make it easier for…

Indian National Budget boosts skills training

This year’s Indian National Budget has allocated increased funding for skills training, highlighting a need for both domestic and outside players to help plug India’s upcoming skills gap. Finance Minister…

Indian employers don’t value study abroad

A leading market entry specialist has said universities welcoming international students from India need to market themselves more to Indian employers after data shows they don’t value an international degree…

India: UK masters “not valid” for government jobs

In a blow for UK universities, a panel of Indian educationalists has recommended that students with a masters degree from the UK take additional credits at Indian universities to be…

Lakshmi Iyer is Head of Education at Sannam S4 talks to The PIE about how the company is evolving and its move into the USA

Lakshmi Iyer is Head of Education at Sannam S4, part of a new breed of “market entry” specialists providing educators with tools and staff they need to develop an on-the-ground…