APNRTS has conducted 131 awareness programmes across 80 colleges about the initiative which has seen 1,880 participants.
Among those who applied, 38 students have received scholarships, 13 students have already received their visas and visas of 68 students are in process. APNRTS officials said that around 27 renowned universities, predominantly from the US, visited their office. “We are looking for more aspirants. The entire counselling and training process is handed out free of cost. Expenses like application fees, visa processing and university fees have to be borne by the applicant,” a senior APNRTS official told TOI.
Meanwhile, another programme run by APNRTS – the Global Placements Program – has placed 52 teachers in district schools across USA. APNRTS officials said that 10 placement drives were conducted for graduates and 273 attendees were placed.