On Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 February, Prince Daniel visited India to find out about the Swedish Industry for Quality Education in India project.
The visit began in New Delhi. On the Wednesday morning, The Prince met embassy staff to find out more about diplomatic work. The Prince was then given a short tour of the Indian capital.
During a lunch reception, The Prince met representatives from Swedish companies working in India, incubators, organisations within civil society and India's Ministry of External Affairs.
On the Thursday, Prince Daniel travelled to the Kamrup district in Assam, northeast India.
Here, he visited the Swedish Industry for Quality Education in India project, which aims to improve education for 30,000 children in Assam. The project is run by Pratham Sweden, and is a collaboration between ten Swedish businesses in India and the Stockholm School of Economics.
The Prince was joined by representatives from the Swedish businesses that are currently visiting India to follow up on the project. The Thursday morning included a visit to pupils, teachers and parents at Sathdola Primary School in Hajo. The Prince and the delegation then continued to Dampur Primary School.
Pratham's project also includes teaching at after-school study circles. The Prince visited one such group during the afternoon in the village of Baro Chupa near Hajo.