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Tying the Knot: Using Microfinance to Educate India’s Children

Co-authored by Anupriya Nair & Sourya Reddy  The concept of Microfinance has seen much success all over the globe....
India Education College

Fighting the Good Fight: Can Indian Liberal Institutions Stay True to Their Ideals?

Written by Tanvi Mehta  While creating the education system for independent India, the first Education Minister, Maulana Azad, shouldered the responsibility of creating an institution...
MOOCs

‘Open’ for Business: The Growth of Massive Online Open Courses in India

Co-authored by Aarathi Ganesan and Aditya Vikram By virtue of her burgeoning population and proactive Right to Education policy, India is home to around 310...
Private versus public education in Maharashtra

Understanding Maharashtra’s Move to Privatise Education

Researched by Tanvi Mehta Written by Amrita Singh If all goes well, Maharashtra’s private school chains may soon be allowed to introduce their own academic boards....
Bad education Loans in India

Bursting the Bubble: Bad Education Loans in India

A competitive job market mandates that only ‘well-educated’ potential employees may fight for its spoils. It is this simple axiom that has guided the...
Protest Hike

Plugging the Brain Drain: Revitalising Research in India

Co-authored by Harsh Ghildiyal & Sourya Reddy  Being a research scholar in India is anything but easy. For instance, earlier this month, the Central University...
In Pursuit of Autonomy: Does the HECI Fit the Bill? The Bastion

In Pursuit of Autonomy: Does the HECI Fit the Bill?

Co-created by Aarushi Aggarwal and Kirti Dass The compelling need to resolve the shortcomings of the University Grants Commission (UGC) cannot be disputed. A body...
Bad Education Loans India

Behind the Books: The Burden of Bad Education Loans in India

Tarini Monga uncovers the various facets of this mess of bad education loans Indian students are faced with today.
Teacher Professor Promotions The Bastion

Pedigree over Publication: Vetting the UGC’s ‘Well-Researched’ Professor Promotion Formula

Co-authored by Ishani Pant and Charith Reddy  On June 13, the UGC announced new guidelines for the promotion and appointment of university and college teachers....
India Education

Budget 2018: Is the Money Anywhere Close to the Mouth?

Co-authored by Amrita Singh & Tanvi Mehta An Obsession with the Established The budget for 2018-19, unveiled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, focused on revamping...

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