Three Guyanese granted scholarship to study in India
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High Commission of India

The High Commission of India, Georgetown has selected three Guyanese Nationals in the month of February to travel to India for as part of scholarships being provided by the Government of India.

Selected were: Mr. Delon Turpin, a State Auditor residing in Georgetown, currently studying Auditing in IT Environment at the International Center for Information Systems & Audit in Uttar Pradesh, India. Mr. Turpin’s course will last one (1) month under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) program. Captain Wyette Nestor of the Guyana Defence Force was also selected to study the Officers Transport and Management Course at the Army Service Corps and College in Bangaluru, India. Captain Nestor of West Coast Berbice will be away in India for approximately two (2) months. Another successful participant of the ITEC Scholarship is Mr. Elon Sooknanan, the Head of Public Infrastructure Transportation Tourism at Environmental Protection Agency, residing on West Coast Demerara, studying Environmental Management at the Environment Protection Training and Research Institute in Hyderabad for three (3) weeks.

The participants were given the opportunity to meet and interact with H.E. High Commissioner, Dr. KJ Srinivasa before traveling to India to commence their respective training. Each participant expressed their gratitude and excitement for the opportunity to study in India. High Commissioner discussed with them how sharing India’s own development experiences with fellow developing countries on the basis of partnership and cooperation for mutual benefit via scholarships help to strengthen the bond between India and Guyana.

The High Commission recently released an updated list of the ITEC and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) courses that are being offered by the Government of India in military, technical, medical, entrepreneurship, cultural, etc. More details and eligibility criteria can be found on our Facebook page or website:

17th Feb, 2023