Nalanda 2.0 has an exceptional team Board of Directors, and Global Advisory Council consisting of leaders from the academia, industry and civil society. The team collectively has leadership, academic, administrative, and educational experiences from several world-class multidisciplinary research universities such as Stanford, Harvard, UC Berkeley and UC San Diego, and India's premier institutions such as the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). Team also includes a growing group of volunteers and supporters.
In Budget 2017, preserving the status quo in higher education system received over 99% of the funds and ideas with a potential of changing the system less than 1%. Thus, it should be a stark reminder to 1.3 billion people that addressing the crisis in India’s higher education system is just getting lip service from the political leaders and bureaucrats. When Narendra Modi was elected the Prime Minister of India in May 2014 there was widespread euphoria. Finally, it was felt b