HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Monday favoured increased participation of DRDO's women scientists in various initiatives taken by her ministry in promoting girl education and bringing a change in rural lives.
Habil Khorakiwala, chairman,Wockhardt Group is the new Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi. He speaks about his vision for the University, the gaps in the Indian higher education sector and the importance of hard work in a conversation with Prachi Rege.
The Delhi High Court on Friday pulled up Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) across the country for not being able to address the issue of vacant seats each academic year, saying they "cannot afford any red-tapism in this regard."
Observing that India had been a leader in higher education for 1,500 years from 3rd centrury BC, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday wondered "why cannot we occupy our rightful place in the committee of nations".