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The Institutes Of Eminence And The Jio Institute Furor: The Wrong Debate For India And Its Youth (The Logical Indian, July 17, 2018) 

Lessons from Nalanda University of ancient times and Stanford University of modern era for a new India (NHRD Network Journal, January 2018 volume 10)

Nobel Laureate, PM Modi, and CM Naidu: Nalanda 2.0 starts and ends 2017 on a high note! (LinkedIn, Jan. 18, 2018)

Why India Needs a University Like Stanford, Which Ranks 2nd In The World (The Logical Indian, November 16, 2017)

What India Can Learn From Stanford, The Catalyst For Silicon Valley’s Success (The Logical Indian, April 18, 2017)

Why Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Should Be India’s National Priority  (The Logical Indian, April 4, 2017)

5 Ways to Make Indian Universities World-Class  (Fair Observer, October 23, 2016)

The Time to Reform India’s Education System is Now. (Fair Observer, August 7, 2016) 


Building Golden India: How to unleash India's vast potential and transform its higher education system. Now.  (Written by Shail Kumar. Includes a foreword by Gururaj "Desh" Deshpande. Published October 2015. In early 2017, a Nobel Laureate presented this book to India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. )

(note: Author will contribute 100% of royalties from the sale of the book to Nalanda 2.0) 

What leaders are saying about the book: 

Anant Agarwal, CEO, edX, and Professor, MIT

“Shail Kumar presents a compelling, comprehensive vision for transforming India's higher education system. I am particularly pleased to see his discussion about the key role that technology, MOOCs, and online learning will play in building India's new Golden Age.”

Richard C. Atkinson, President Emeritus, University of California

"A superb job. You have hit on all the right points and have done so in a very effective way. Congratulations.”

Rajiv Bajaj Managing Director, Bajaj Auto

“Bold, timely, and solutions-oriented book on transforming India.”

Sudhir Jain, Director, IIT Gandhinagar

“Every vice chancellor/ director should be reading this new book on Indian higher education.”

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