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Leadership Challenge for Indian Universities

In common with most of the public services during the last fifty years, higher education has felt enormous pressure on collective and individual morale, and suffered above average incidence of the impact of low morale (in, for example, extremely high – or extremely low – rates of turnover, and in the rates of stress-related illnesses). 1,526 more words

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Evolution: An​ Indian Minister and an Ape

An Indian Minister for Human Resource Development Satyapal Singh (the ministry that looks into education) said that Darwin’s evolution theory is wrong as no one has seen ape turning into a man.  54 more words

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Designing Growth for Indian Universities

Moving on a trajectory of sustained high growth, India is going to encounter a complex and turbulent environment. If the universities wish to play the stellar role in leading the Indian transformation, they will have to proactively engage themselves in their own growth. 1,175 more words

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A Quick System-Check for Indian Universities

In an era when intellectual capital is increasingly prized, both for individuals and for the nation, education beyond school has never been more important. Ninety percent of the fastest-growing jobs in the new knowledge-driven economy will require some post-school education. 1,511 more words

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Playing your Cards Right - Project VISAKA

For ages, literacy in rural households in its most rudimentary and exclusive definition has meant the ability of creating personal signatures on paper. India’s government, however, has been aiming to add a new dimension to this basic definition- eLiteracy! 559 more words

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Breathe life into deemed universities

The New Indian Express | S Vaidhyasubramaniam  |  12th December 2017  | Opinion |

My phone finally stopped ringing after a series of calls from my students and well-wishers.  890 more words

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