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A very long way to go

DNDEL23966 | 11/9/2018 | Author : Sanjay Zodpey | WC :959

India can become a regional education hub with more investments, private equity and reforms

Value education is one of the pillars of the modern democratic society. India with its 1.3 billion population is heading towards becoming one of the top five global economies in the next few years.
We know that higher education and global economy are linked through multiple pathways. Demographically speaking, India is a young nation with an average age of 28 years. Approximately half of the India population is currently under 25 years of age. This demographic dividend that India is witnessing can only be realized if our future workforce is appropriately educated and skilled for the demands of the both global and Indian economy.
So, let us critically review the situation of higher education in our country to understand whether w
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