What is Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN)?
Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) is a programme in Higher Education.
The National Institute of Technology, Tiruchi launched GIAN programme in 2015.
It is a program under the Ministry of Human Resource and Development.
Global Initiative for Academic Networks (GIAN) in Higher Education is focused on tapping the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs at a global scale to encourage their involvement with the institutes of Higher Education in India
The approach will foster India’s academic resources and uplift India’s scientific and technological capacity to compete at a global scale.
The programme also allows the participation of foreign faculty in Indian Institutes.
The initiative will include all IITs, IISc, IIMs, Central Universities, Bangalore, IISERs, NITs etc at the beginning.