Narendra Modi (press release) (blog)

Boost to Higher Education
Narendra Modi (press release) (blog)
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for expanding the scope of Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) by enhancing its capital base to Rs. 10,000 crore and tasking it to ...
CCEA approves ₹1-lakh cr for research in higher educationBusiness Line
Cabinet approves funds to boost educational infrastructureHindustan Times
Cabinet nod to HEFA scope expansion for upgrading education infrastructureBusiness Standard
NDTV
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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 08:03

CM blames Syndicates for poor education standard
The Hindu
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday blamed the university Syndicates for the poor standard of education in the higher learning portals of the State. Addressing a meeting of Syndicate members of various universities in the State as a ...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 11:16

U.S. News & World Report

Public Education Meets Rural Wyoming at Red Creek
U.S. News & World Report
Today, they'll receive that education outdoors. As the sun begins to rise, Elliott, aide Stephanie Comstock and the students all file out of the trailer, across the parking lot, through the gate – which they lock behind them – and onto a gravel road ...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 10:06

Doordarshan

HEFA to allot ₹1 lakh crore for education
The Hindu
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday permitted the Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA) to mobilise ₹1 lakh crore to fund research and academic infrastructure in higher educational institutions by 2022. The funding will also be available to government-run ...
Higher Education Financing Agency capital base enhanced to Rs. 10000 croresDoordarshan
CCEA approves ₹1-lakh cr for research in higher educationBusiness Line
Soft loans to boost education infrastructure, researchDeccan Herald
Hindustan Times -NDTV
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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 15:37

The Hindu

'Sustainable rural development not possible without education'
The Hindu
Identifying education as a key to sustainable rural development, Director-)General of National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (NIRDPR) W.R. Reddy emphasised the need for improving quality of education imparted in government schools ...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 14:02

Times of India (blog)

A path breaking legislation: HECI Bill can uplift Indian higher education, but requires some correctives before ...
Times of India (blog)
Something similar has happened to the commentary on the recently released Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) Bill, 2018. While focussing on certain legitimate but correctible shortcomings, this commentary has entirely missed numerous path ...

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 16:49

Stanford Social Innovation Review

How International Corporations Can Help Educate the World
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Education is directly correlated with healthier families, improved gender equality, and more stable and peaceful communities. As technology, demographic shifts, and globalization rapidly reshape our world, the gap between educated children who have ...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 12:15

Burundi school ban on expectant teens 'skewed' against girls' education
Reuters
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Burundi's ban on pregnant girls and expectant teen fathers attending school is not only a violation against children's right to education, but also unfairly discriminates against girls, campaigners said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 14:02

The Hindu

Opening up to the world: on internationalising higher education
The Hindu
Since Independence, the challenges of building a mass higher education system with inadequate government funding has meant poor quality, increasing privatisation and politicisation. Excellence is possible, as the IITs and IIMs show, although it is ...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 14:45

The Wire

Education Website Puts Proposal to Replace UGC With HECI Under a Critical Spotlight
The Wire
Last month, the Union human resources development ministry had announced that it was planning to float a new legislation which would replace the UGC with the Higher Education Commission of India (HECI). The minister in charge, Prakash Javadekar, ...
India's higher education is in safe hands now, but more needs to be doneDailyO
New higher education act: Is it really repealing UGC?Observer Research Foundation
Modi government's this much needed reform may help Indian education leave mark on worldFinancial Express
The Hindu -NewsClick -The Indian Express
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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 08:35

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