Japanese language courses introduced in 3 reputed universities for initializing collaboration
With a new found interest of Japan government organizations and private corporations with investments in Andhra Pradesh for developmental purposes, there has been an initiative for Japanese language courses to be launched within the academic curriculum for 3 reputed universities in the state.
Andhra Pradesh’s state government has taken another step by introducing Japanese language courses in 3 main universities, i.e. Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur and Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.
Parakala Prabhakar, Advisor, Communications, quoted in favor of this project, and stated that "It will provide jobs to students, in the sense; Japanese investors are showing interest in Amaravati (upcoming capital) construction as well as bringing in investments in manufacturing and infrastructure."
"So, in order to work for the Japanese firms (they will need) Japanese language, Japanese interpreters, Telugu to Japanese or English to Japanese, there will be lot of demand for Japanese language skills in the near future," he also said.
Certain Japan government officialdoms such as JBIC and JICA have conveyed their interest in investing in the equity stake of the government’s inducing companies and seek cooperation in collaborating to the development of the capital city.