Tag archive for ‘Amartya Sen’
By Reporter Education Insight On Monday, June 1st, 2015

George Yeo is Nalanda Varsity Chancellor

Amartya Sen will be replaced by former foreign minister of Singapore George Yeo Yong-Boon as the next chancellor of Nalanda University. Sen quit earlier this year, blaming it on the delay in approval to his second More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Nalanda University to start its first Academic Session from 2014

Nalanda University came into existence November 2010. The University was formed by a special Act of the Indian Parliament . The university has approved 26 faculty positions, 13 each for school of historical studies More...

By Correspondent On Friday, July 20th, 2012

Amartya Sen takes charge of Nalanda University as Chancellor

Amartya Sen, a Nobel laureate and renowed educationist has been appointed as the first chancellor of the proposed Nalanda University (NU). He is also the chairman of the NU governing body. According to his latest More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Amartya Sen criticizes neglect of elementary education

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said that India needs to broaden its base in the spheres of education in order to foster economic growth. He was speaking at a function where he was awarded honorary degree of Doctor More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Amartya Sen to mentor Presidency University

Noble laureate economist Amartya Sen has agreed to be chief mentor of the Presidency University. Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee has announced the formation of a mentor group on the lines of the newly revived Nalanda More...

By Correspondent On Monday, January 24th, 2011

China to help development of Nalanda International University

China will provide all possible help for the development of Nalanda International University in Bihar, according to Chinese ambassdor to India Zhang Yan. Yan is on two-day visit to Nalanda. He will be meeting with More...

By Correspondent On Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Amartya Sen: restoring Nalanda University difficult

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, head of Nalanda Mentor Group, responsible for setting up Nalanda International University has said restoring Nalanda University – the world’s oldest – was a difficult More...