As the first American initiative in northern India to promote higher education in the United States, the City of Philadelphia will co-host with Drexel University an event, Study Abroad Philadelphia, in Chandigarh on January 20. The event is designed specifically for school officials, students and their parents.This was announced by Kanika Choudhary, a representative of Philadelphia. At the event, the participants will learn about the educational opportunities that Philadelphia offers on and off campus. Schools including St John’s, St Stephen’s, Yadvindra Public School, DPS and others from the region will participate.
Stating that there is a considerable presence of Indian community in the educational institutes in Pennsylvania, Choudhary said:We have special departments and courses in Sanskrit, Hindi, Gurmukhi, Indian classical music, dance, art, culture and Yoga. Students from Indian as well as other origins opt for these courses.