Shiv Nadar to invest 2500 cr in Education over next 5 years

Shiv Nadar, HCL Founder The fresh round of funding will be utilized to ramp up existing institutions of the foundation, which has already put in close to Rs. 2,000 crore to set up several educational institutes across the country. Nadar did not divulge specific details about investment, and said the funds would go into expansion activities in the form More...

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By Correspondent On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
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Presidency University to launch campaign to generate 200 crore by 2017

Presidency University (PU) which is facing severe cash crunch has decided to launch a campaign to seek funds from its huge network of alumni and corporate houses. PU is targeting to arrange a funding of Rs 200 crore More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
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MHRD introduces Bill to establish 20 IIITs, to cost Rs 2,808 crore

IIIT Ministry of HRD (MHRD) has introduced a Bill in the Parliament to establish 20 more Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) in various parts of the country. It has also declared the four existing More...

By Correspondent On Monday, March 18th, 2013
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Government spend on education hiked to 4% of GDP: Manmohan Singh

“We have increased the government expenditure on education from 3.3 per cent of (Gross Domestic Product) GDP to 4 per cent of it. To cater to the growing need of economy of our country we need to provide education More...

By Correspondent On Monday, March 18th, 2013
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Mukesh Ambani is open to setup Harward standard Institution in India

Reliance Group Chairman, Mukesh Ambani is ready to set up an institute along the lines of Harvard University in Maharashtra, informed Rajesh Tope, Minister of Higher and Technical education in Maharashtra at the More...

By Correspondent On Thursday, February 14th, 2013
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Indiana University to open India Gateway office in Gurgaon

Indiana University of USA has announced the creation of its first international gateway office in Gurgaon, to be opened on February 27.  The gateway will serve as a home base for the university’s activities in More...

By Correspondent On Friday, January 18th, 2013
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Indian Government to infuse additional Re 500 Cr in Higher Education

In the efforts to boost GER (Gross Enrolment Ratio) and quality of the teacher training programmes in the higher education sector, Indian Government has planned to infuse additional Re. 500 Cr during the upcoming More...

By Correspondent On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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SP Jain School of Global Management campus now in Australia

SP Jain School of Global Management is all set to open its new campus in Australia. The new campus will be established with an estimated cost of AUD 54 million (Rs 301 crore), in Sydney in December.It has already More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Sheila Dikshit inaugrated IIIT new campus in Delhi

Sheila Dikshit, Delhi’s Chief Minister, has inaugurated the campus of Indraprastha Institute Of Information Technology (IIIT) which till now was functioning from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology.The newly-constructed More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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IIM-Lucknow join hands with America’s Kelley School of Business

Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow, one of the prestigious business schools in India has joined hands with America’s Kelley School of Business to launch joint certificate programme in business analytics More...