Government reworks Higher Education Bill to gain political consensus

NEW DELHI: The central government has revised the proposed Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) Bill to ensure it is in keeping with the spirit of ‘cooperative federalism’ and has more academics and state representations . In the revised version, HECI will also be empowered to bestow degree-granting powers to any higher […]

India must invest in education, human skills to be among top 3 economies: Experts

As India hopes to be among the world’s top three economies in the next 15 years, it must invest in education and human skills, a white paper released by a think-tank of top business schools has said. MBAUniverse.com, a think tank and network of leading B-schools in the country, organised the 10th […]

Education Budget 2019: Experts comment on national research foundation to major start-up tax benefits

Union Budget 2019: The Education Budget 2019 looks very impressive with special focus on research and skill development along with plans to set up a Higher Education Commission. Here are the pros and cons noted by education experts. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her maiden budget speech on Friday where […]