The British Council was established in India in 1948
We will have trained 750,000 English teachers in India by the end of 2012 under Project English
Every year more than 40,000 Indian students choose to study in the UK
We have three English language centres in Chennai, Kolkata and New Delhi.
In literature we are partners with the Jaipur Literature Festival, Hay Festivals in India and the Kolkata Book Festival bringing the best British talent to India
UKIERI-2 – our flagship higher education programme has created 550 new Indo-UK school, further education and higher education inks the West Bengal Text book revision project to impact 11 million primary school learners in the state
We have partnered with the Times of India on their Teach India project to conduct an ‘English for Employability’ course for one million disadvantaged youth.