Tag archive for ‘Sam Pitroda’
By Kalpesh Banker On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

India’s first Meta-varsity to come up in Delhi by July 2012

Manmohan Singh announces Meta-varsity In a move that would enable students to get the best of Indian Higher Education, the Union government has agreed to set up a Meta-varsity or a Meta University in Delhi. In other More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Presidency University becomes 1st Cluster innovation centre in East

Presidency College According to a news report in the Statesman, Presidency University has been declared the first Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) in eastern India by the Govt. of India. Cluster Innovation Centres More...

By Correspondent On Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Pitroda for early passage of higher education Bills

Sam Pitroda It seems like none of Prime Minister’s advisers are happy with state of education in the country. Sam Pitroda, Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations adviser has expressed his unhappiness More...

By Correspondent On Monday, January 10th, 2011

Govt. to spend $100 billion on education in 12th Five Year Plan

According to Sam Pitroda, advisor to prime minister Manmohan Singh on education and innovation, the government will increase its spending on education to $100 billion in the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) from the More...

By Correspondent On Monday, October 5th, 2009

MHRD to set up autnomous NCHER

The ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD) ministry has proposed an amendment in the Constitution to ensure complete autonomy to the proposed National Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER). More...