Educating India - An opportunity for US academic institutions
Obama-Singh initiative to take wings soon
Posted: Mon, Apr 11 2011. 1:00 AM IST
Obama singh initiative ,21st Century Knowledge Programme, to be become a road-map for the US Universities to set-up innovation universities in India.
- By 2020, additional 800 universities and 35,000+ colleges are required to enable the targeted 46 million children to avail college education
- Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are facing a faculty shortage of 33%
- The country’s 22 top universities have nearly 3,800 vacant posts out of 11,000 sanctioned teaching jobs.