With the focus on Digital India and start-ups, it would be nice to see investments in education and skilling programs to prepare the next generation. There is urgent need to transform bodies such as AICTE that control inputs such as curriculum and infrastructure and replace them with a body that rates “learning outcomes”.

We need to attract private capital into higher education and invite ethical companies to invest and earn reasonable returns and ensure high standards in education. In other words, we need to remove all controls and replace them with enabling regulation. Read More.