To strengthen education ties between India and Australia, a scholarship that offers school teachers in India to pursue higher education and further their level of pedagogy was launched here on Monday.

Christened as ‘Ashok Khurana University of Adelaide Scholarship’ to recognise Dr. Ashok Khurana’s philanthropic efforts to aid teachers in getting their masters, the effort is collaboration where a corpus fund has been set up and 38,500 Australian dollars per year will be given to one teacher who will pursue the course at University of Adelaide. “The one-year course will be specifically designed according to the needs and field of expertise as desired by the teacher,” said Dr. Khurana.