Posts Tagged ‘ Montek Singh Ahluwalia ’

Montek Singh pitches for FDI in Education

Planning Commision Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Thursday pitched for opening up of the medical education sector to foreign investment to increase the supply of professionals, including doctors and nursing staff. “My view is that opening up (medical education) to private (investment) sector is crucial… and wherever private investment is allowed, I have...

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Planning Commission recommends Government to pay fees for top 10% students

According to a news report in Hindustan Times, Planning Commission under an ambitious plan to encourage meritorious students it has been recommended that Central government should pay tuition fees of the top 10% performers passing out of school into undergraduate courses. The recommendation suggests that this should be done irrespective of caste, religion, economic...

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Montek for foreign faculty in Indian Universities

Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, planning commission has supported changing laws to allow universities to hire foreign faculty. Addressing the FICCI Higher Education Summit he said, “Indian universities must have an international flavour, international students, international staff. This would not happen unless the government removes the restriction on employment of international faculty. “ Under the current...

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