Vision & Mission


VT India aims to be a premier institution advancing transformative research, education, and lifelong learning and promoting economic development that improves quality of life and preserves natural resources.


  • Conduct cutting-edge research in select areas that builds on Virginia Tech’s strengths and maximizes synergies with partner organizations in India
  • Ensure that projects are consistent and compatible with the strategic vision of Virginia Tech
  • Promote student and faculty exchanges to maximize ongoing research and education projects
  • Engage industry leaders and working professionals to help upgrade their skills, allowing for career advancement and retention of jobs in a highly competitive environment
  • Work towards outcomes that spawn innovation and promote industrial growth and economic development
  • Maintain an emphasis on rural development