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May 05, 2016

Notice of Indian Member Council Meeting & Annual General Meeting 2016

Indian Member Council Meeting & AGM
Date : May 27, 2016
Venue: Magnolia Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
Time: 10:00am to 5:30pm

Engaging Canada Conference
Date : May 28, 2016
Venue: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm

Please Click below for more details …

April 01, 2016

Shastri Institute’s Upcoming Meetings-Events in May 2016 (Canada)

Shastri Indo Canadian Institute (SICI-Canada), in cooperation with U Ottawa is very pleased to invite all its Canadian Member Representatives and other invitees to attend the following meetings-events to be held in the University of Ottawa on May 6 and 7, 2016:

1. Event: A Shastri Evening at Parliament Hill

Venue: Parliament Hill, Ottawa (Room # TBD)
Date: May 5, 2016
Time: 4:00-6:30 pm
The above session intends to introduce SICI and its knowledge hub to the parliamentarians and government officials at the Parliament Hill. The content of this event will cover speeches of SICI and other invited dignitaries on the India-Canada scenario at various fronts. The event will be followed by a cocktail reception.

2. Education Conference: Canada and India Research and Educational Collaboration: Opportunities & Lessons learnt

Venue: Senate room 083 at Pavillon Tabaret Hall, U of Ottawa
Date: May 6, 2016
Time: 1:30 – 4:30 pm
Background: SICI, a binational institute facilitating joint research and other educational collaborations between India and Canada over the last five decades. As a result, over these years hundreds of faculty members, researchers and students of Canadian and Indian universities were supported with seed funding from SICI to start collaborative research projects, faculty and student mobility projects and other partnership building activities, which laid the foundation of expanded India-Canada collaborative research and institutional partnerships attracting external funding.
Objectives: This conference aims to make a platform for some of SICI’s past recipients to discuss their collaborative research experience including lessons learned and offering guidance to other scholars, while highlighting the importance of SICI in promoting India-Canada academic collaborations.

3. Breakfast Meeting: Canada and India Collaboration on Education and Business

Venue: Room 12102 at Pavillon Desmarais Hall, U of Ottawa
Date: May 7, 2016
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 am
This meeting will be hosted by Telfer School of Management and SICI along with external partners, covering a more broad range of India-Canada relations and collaborations on Education and Business.

4. SICI Meeting: Canadian Members’ Council (CMC) Annual Meeting 2016

Venue: Room 12102 at Pavillon Desmarais Hall, U of Ottawa
Date: May 7, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
SICI Canadian Members Council’s (CMC) annual meeting to discuss SICI progress, programs and strategic issues and directions.

For any information please contact Mahmuda Aldeen (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) and or Sabu Alexander (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))

March 31, 2016

Shastri Institute’s Canada Office Congratulates its 40 Grant Awardees of 2015-16!

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute’s Canada Office is very happy to announce final awardees’ list for year 2015-16 for the following programs:

Shastri Research Grant (SRG) – 10 Awardees
Shastri Scholar Travel Subsidy Grant (SSTSG) – 13 Awardees
Shastri Student Internship Program in Aid (SSIP in Aid) – 10 Awardees
Shastri Partnership Seed Grant in Aid (SPSG in Aid) – 1 Awardee
Shastri Membership Development Fund (SMDF) – 6 Awardees

Please click on the link below to find the names, institutions, projects and other details of 40 Shastri Grant Awardees-2015-16
SRG-SSTSG-SSIP in Aid- SPSG in Aid and MDF Awardees list:

March 16, 2016

SICI India office inviting paper for conference on the theme Engaging India and Canada

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, India Office is organizing conference on the theme “Engaging India and Canada: Landmarks and Roadmaps for Global Educational Collaboration between Canada and India “ at the India Habitat Centre , New Delhi on May 28, 2016.

For more details please click on the link :,%202016.pdf

Please click here for Poster :

March 15, 2016

Important Notice for the applicants of “Québec Tuition Fee Exemption Programme”

Dear Applicants,

The Quebec Government is reviewing all agreements with all the agencies supporting educational initiatives worldwide. Hence, requested the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute to stop all activities related to this programme. They will inform us as soon as any decision is taken on this file. Meanwhile, all previous commitments to the students who received this award will be honoured for the term of their study as agreed and granted under the Differential Tuition Fee Waiver-ship programme administered by the Shastri Institute since 2010.

In case of further queries please write to us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Thank you.

January 25, 2016

Announcement of SICI SICRG, SMP and SRSF Results 2015-16

SICI India Office has announced the result of the program grants for 2015-16 :

July 21, 2015

Saskatchewan Education Expo 2014-15

SICI, in cooperation with India-Canada Cultural Association (ICCA) organized an Education Expo on April 30th 2015 at Cliff Wright Library Auditorium, Saskatoon. The Education Expo promoted Saskatchewan education to the community at large and Indo-Canadian Community in particular.

A brief report is available on the Education Expo at: Education_Expo_Report_-_2014-15-Final.pdf

Our Canadian and Indian Members

Latest Headlines

“A list 2016” launch event in India.

Dr. Prachi Kaul , Director SICI , receiving the copy of “A list 2016 “from The Mayor of Ottawa, Jim Watson and Mr. Ajit Jain in the presence of His Excellency Nadir Patel, Canadian High Commissioner


Launch and Panel Discussion of the Book “What Children Really Want” at Mumbai & Seminar at UBC

Shastri Institute is pleased to share the launch and Panel Discussion of the Book & Seminar by our scholar Dr. Coomi S. Vevaina .


Shastri Institute grant presented to Laval University student delegation visiting India in May 20

Shastri Institute grant presented to Laval University student delegation visiting India in May 2016 in the presence of following dignitaries,SICI President Prof. Girish M. Shah, MP Honorable Joel Lightbound ….

Event Date: April 5th, 2016


SICI President, Prof. Girish M. Shah met with Hon’ble Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs

SICI President, Prof. Girish M. Shah met with Hon’ble Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs,Canada on Friday 18th March, 2016.


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