Govt intends to unshackle universities, help them achieve global standards: Modi
October 14, 2017|Bussiness Line|Full Article
Lamenting that no Indian university figures among the top 500 globally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government intends to unshackle these institutions and provide Rs 10,000 crore to 20 varsities to ensure that they are counted among the best in the world.
his government has taken “a step forward” towards making 10 private universities and 10 government ones world class.
The universities will not be selected by the prime minister or a chief minister or any other political figure. Their potential will be assessed by a third party agency.