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Memorandum of Understanding


[Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan, Gujarat, INDIA]

[West Chester University of Pennsylvania, USA ]





THIS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU), effective the Nineteenth day of January, 2009 is made and entered into by and between West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (hereinafter referred to as WCU) and Hemchandrachaya North Gujarat University, Patan, Gujarat, India (hereinafter referred to as HNGU) under the following terms and conditions


The purpose of this General Agreement or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to continue a formal institutional relationship and appropriate linkages and thereby creating the solid foundation for mutual cooperation and collaboration among the academic disciplines, student services, cultural groups, community partnerships, etc., that WCU and HNGU have in common.


The library provides all the traditional services like Reference, Bibliographical, Literature search, User, Education, Inter Library Loan, Photocopy, Audio Visual, Cyber Cafe- Internet, OPAC, Newspaper clipping, CAS, etc. Since last fifteen years the library is also organization weekly discussion group called 'Characha vartula' for students. It meets every Wednesday hence calleThe scope of this MOU will include the areas of teaching, research, cultural exchanges, faculty/staff and student exchanges, and any other related areas that are mutually determined to be appropriate by the partner institutions in the future. Under the framework of this MOU, any and all departments and units of the partner institutions have the ability, in coordination with the respective points of contact identified in Article 4.1 of this document, to develop and engage in joint activities. The content and special conditions of such activities shall be specified by the collaborating departments in a Supplementary ands Specific Agreement or Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to this MOU that will govern their relationship. This MOU does not require either WCU or HNGU to assume any financial obligations unless such obligations are mutually and clearly agreed upon, in writing, between participating departments in Supplementary Agreements.  d as Budhavariyum. Average 25-30 students are regularly attending it and discussion on various subjects.


in order to oversee this General Agreement or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and to effectively coordinate with the associated departments and Supplementary Agreements (MOA), both parties agree that the institutional points of contact shall be the following:

For WCU:      Dr. Michael Ehi Ayewoh, Associate Vice President for                      

                    Sponsored Research & Faculty Development       

                    West Chester University, 101A Old Library Building,
                    West Chester, PA 19383, U.S.A.  

                    Voice: (610)436-3557/3592;  Fax: (610) 436-2689  

                    E-Mail: mayewoh@wcupa.edu 

                    Website:  www.wcupa.edu


For HNGU:    Prof. Dr. Jintendra H. Pancholi
                    Pro Vice Chancellor
                    Hemchadracharya North Gujarat University
                    University Road, Patan – 384265, Gujarat, INDIA
                    Voice : (02766) 231814 (O) Fax : (02766) 231814
                    E-Mail : jh_pancholi@yahoo.co.in

                    Website:  www.ngu.ac.in


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