The City of Pearls will host the first-ever ‘Excellence on Tour 2013’, an initiative of the German Government and German House for Research and Innovation (DWIN), New Delhi between April 26 and May 3.

It will be flagged off by Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner.

The multi-city road show is expected to take the City a step closer to becoming the science hub of India, a press release said.

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad UoH), Ramakrishna Ramaswamy said the UoH, one of the premier varsities offering higher education in the country had long-standing collaborations with Germany in the field of sciences and in social sciences, according to a press release.