The Kazan State Medical University, Russia, will intensify its already ongoing cooperation with India, particularly its leading universities and hospitals, and the relevant process is on its way. This is the impression that emerged from the press conference addressed by the visiting three-member high-level Russian delegation at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) on March 17, 2016. The delegation, led by Dr. Alexey S. Sozinov, Rector, M. D. Professor, Kazan State University, comprised Dr. Elena Koshpaeva, Associate Professor, and Mr. Timur Akhmetov, Senior Lecturer, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of International Studies, Kazan State Medical University.
The press conference was jointly organized by the RCSC and RusEducation, the leading organization in India for exclusively working with RCSC to provide admissions to Indian students in Russian universities. Mr. Fedor Rozovskiy, the Director, RCSC, Sr. Sayed Kamruzzaman, Dean, Tver State Medical University, Ms. Elena Barman, Head, RusEducation, and Ms. Tatyana Perova, Head of the Russian Language Teachers’ Training Centre, were the major participants of the press conference.
Sharing his impressions, Dr. Alexey S. Sozinov said that the objective of the visit of the delegation was to establish contacts with Indian universities and leading hospitals in India for the purpose of providing practical training for students and to initiate faculty and student exchange as well as joint research programs. He expressed his satisfaction over the meetings with the higher authorities in the Medical Council of India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, and Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi.
Passing the MCI screening examination for medical graduates from Russian universities and developing a strong network of students and faculty exchange programs among Indian and Russian public universities received the focus of attention during the meetings, the leader of the delegation noted. With reference to the merit of his university, Dr. Sozinov made it emphatic that high professionalism of our staff, the development of effective pedagogical, medical and social technologies, modern scientific research—all these factors ensured the successful work of the Kazan State Medical University for the benefit of the society.
Earlier, Ms Tatya Perova briefed the gathering, consisting of students, parents, educationists, and media persons. on an overview of the educational activities of Rus Education, Institute of Russian Language, etc.
While making his remarks, Dr. Sayed Kamruzzaman said that Kazan State Medical University is a 200-year-old university in Russia, and functioning under the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, being proudly rated as one of the top five universities of Russia. The university has long been educating foreign students, including students from India with her 500 students undergoing medical courses. Every year, more than 100 Indian students are expected to graduate from this esteemed university and return to India for further practice and higher studies. Dr. Kamruzzaman stressed that Russian degrees are recognized across the world. He added that the delegation has already visited Chennai and Pondichery.