Is Higher Education a money making racket?

Is Higher Education a money making racket?

Patna: The standards of premier educational institutions in India are falling, admitted Prof Satish Deshpande, head of Sociology at Delhi University. Prof. Deshpande was speaking at the first Vinay Kanth Memorial lecture organized by the East and West Educational Society at Nirtya Kala Mandir, last week. The program was started by Daisy Narayan welcoming the […]

विश्वविधालयों मे उच्च शिक्षा पतन पर – प्रो. सतीश देशपांडे

विश्वविधालयों मे उच्च शिक्षा पतन पर – प्रो. सतीश देशपांडे

पटना : विश्वविधालयो के लिए आज सबसे मुश्किल दौर चल रहा है। यूनिवर्सिटी की हालात नाज़ुक होते जा रही है। उच्च शिक्षा का बुरा हाल होते जा रहा है। दिल्ली विश्वविधालय समाजशास्त्र के प्राध्यापक,  प्रो. सतीश देशपांडे ने कहा कि विश्वविधालय अब पतन की राह पर है। देश मे उच्च शिक्षा को साधारण लोगो से […]

Why Universities? Developing Character or Cogs?

Why Universities? Developing Character or Cogs?

I attended the First Vinay Kanth Memorial Lecture at the Bharatiya Nritya Kala Mandir conference hall. One reason I went was to ‘catch up’ with familiar faces I knew would be there , ( fully well knowing that most of the catching up would be a wave, a smile, and a nod), but it would […]

Delhi Govt puts ice on funds for Headless Colleges

Delhi Govt puts ice on funds for Headless Colleges

New Delhi: Twenty eight Delhi University colleges are to face a government ‘fund freeze’ according to news reports (July 31). The Delhi government  ordered a freeze on funding of 28 Delhi University colleges — that are either fully or partially funded by it — following the Delhi University’s  failure to appoint governing bodies for months. […]