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“UKIERI has now become a vibrant platform for networking and collaboration. It has also strengthened the bilateral links in education between India and the UK and has unleashed many outcome based activities of importance under all the four strands of Leadership, Innovation, Skill and Mobility.”
Dr. M M Pallam Raju, Former Minister for Human Resource Development, Government of India

“We share the same vision for a renewed and enhanced educational partnership between our two countries. The initiative has made excellent progress and has covered many strands in education. We now need to build on the success of UKIERI.”
David Willetts, Former Minister of State for Universities and Science - Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, UK

“Development and promotion of School Leadership is one of the critical interventions being undertaken for improving overall quality of school education. Collaboration with UKIERI is aimed at leveraging experience and expertise associated with successful models and established strategies for developing an indigenous framework of leadership standards.”
Radha S Chauhan, Joint Secretary, School Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

“We welcome the support that UKIERI has provided in creating awareness around Quality Assurance in India. Through the recent workshop, UKIERI provided the right platform for connecting all stakeholders.”
Shri Ashok Thakur, Former Secretary (Higher Education), MHRD

“UKERI programmes have brought Indian and UK Institutions closer and enabled better understanding of mutual strengths and opportunities”
RCM Reddy, Chairman, FICCI Skills Development Forum

“We are partnering with UKIERI for implementation of Vocational Education, use of best practices, skills development, skills accreditation and meaningful collaborations with UK partners. We believe there is a value addition and the collaboration would benefit both AICTE and UKIERI”
Dr. S S Mantha, Chairman, AICTE

“In the UK, we are committed to developing local talent and to supporting and encouraging each new generation as they embark on their careers so that they view themselves as part of a global workforce and have already gained valuable experience. The Study India Programme is just one of our UK skills development initiatives that are geared towards helping to improve employability by encouraging social entrepreneurialism and a global mindset as well as strengthening knowledge through the world of work.”
Shankar Narayanan, Director and Head of TCS in the UK and Ireland

“A successful partnership initiative like UKIERI is extremely important. Through UKIERI we are looking for a win-win relationship for both countries. I am sure this platform provides us with an opportunity for revitalizing the Indian and the UK education systems.”
Shri Kapil Sibal, Former Minister for Human Resource Development, Government of India

“The UKIERI - DST partnership endeavours to support education and research links that enables enhanced research output leading to increased knowledge transfers. The UKIERI-DST research partnership aims to strengthen capacity building through collaboration in focused sectors of key global challenges including energy, climate change and health.”
Dr. Arabinda Mitra, Adviser & Head, International Cooperation (Bilateral), Department of Science & Technology, Government of India

“The Skills strand of UKIERI program has proven to be an excellent platform to foster Meaningful UK India Partnerships”
Ranjan Choudhury, Principal - Program Development, National Skill Development Corporation

“Through UKIERI, we are supporting collaborations that are enabling the UK and India to collaborate on global issues and advance the frontiers of knowledge.”
Rob Lynes, Director British Council India

"UKIERI has been a success story and we can really build on that for a stronger partnership for UK and India."
Ms Vibha Puri Das, Former Secretary- Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development