Posts Tagged ‘ planning commission ’

CII calls for PPP in education

At the University-Industry Higher Education Summit organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the industry body appealed to the government to consider the CII has mooted Private Public Partnership (PPP) in education to meet the national deadline. In a clear message to govt.  it said that the govt. must realize that to achieve the ambitious target...

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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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