China is interested to start a martial Arts course in India. The Consul General of China, Liu Youfa, during a meeting with Maharashtra governor, K Sankaranarayanan, on 21 February 2014 announced that they wanted to start a course in Martial Arts in India through Mumbai University.
Youfa told to the governor that China has established a Confucius Institute at the University of Mumbai last year, and that it considers offering a programme in martial arts at the varsity. The course will train Indian students in self defence, he added.
Youfa also revealed that China is also mulling over to set up an Industrial Park in Nashik. The China Industrial Park will have 20-30 non-polluting, high-end manufacturing and IT companies that will offer direct employment to approximately 3,000 people, asserted Consul General of China.