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Indian Gov. Approves 16 Central Universities

Subscribe to Hexxcom’s RSS feed to get the latest Updates. Thanks for visiting!The Indian Government has announced it will spend Rs 3,000 crore during the current 11th five year plan period to set up 13 new Central universities and to convert three existing State universities into Central universities.

Positive Talks in the India-US Strategic Dialogue

In the first India-US Strategic Dialogue, Education has arisen as a key subject and looks to be one which will benefit from Indo-US relations. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Kirshna have said there is great potential for advancing education through the contribution of US universities in India. Both [...]

Private Equity Investors Pump in $140 Million in Education Since Jan 2010

The Economic Times reports that education has emerged one of the most lucrative sectors in India, making private equity investors line up in big numbers to the $80-billion plus industry. Numbers crunched by education-focused private equity fund Kaizen Management Advisors show that venture capitalists and private equity players have pumped in excess of $140 million [...]

Schulich School of Business Campus in Hyderabad with GMR Group

Schulich School of Business, a leading education establishment of York University in Toronto, Canada, have entered into an understanding with GMR Group, an infrastructure major,  to develop a Schulich campus in Hyderabad. Under the agreement, GMR will be providing the land and physical campus with Schulich providing the development of the academic infrastructure and the [...]

National Knowledge Network Approved by Indian Government

Image via Wikipedia The construction of the National Knowledge Network (NKN) have been given the green light by the Indian government. Proposals to connect 1500 educational institutes around India, through a high-speed data communication network, to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and information have been approved. The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure, chaired by Prime Minister [...]