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.
One idea can change the trajectory of Andhra Pradesh’s (AP) economy and its people—create a world-class higher education system. Done right and quickly, it will be Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu’s lasting legacy for AP and India. Naidu’s visionary ideas and actions such as making Hyderabad the high-tech city and establishing the Indian School of Business (ISB) makes him ideally suited to pursue such a lofty goal. If AP was a country, with close to 50 million people, it woul
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) present just the right opportunity for India to provide an excellent education to hundreds of millions of its youth, quickly. How can India capitalize on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? India’s future in the 21st century will be defined by how well it educates its 700 million to 1.3 billion youth over the next 35-50 years. Thus, providing excellent higher education and preparing them for their lives and careers is India’s defining chal
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
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are just the solution that India needs to provide an excellent education to hundreds of millions of its youth, quickly. Is India’s higher education system in crisis? What are MOOCs? Why are they the silver bullet (magical solution) to address the crisis in India’s vast and complex higher education system? Find the answers in this article. India: The Imperative A tsunami is coming and India is grossly unprepared to face it. Unlike the 2004 t