India – The Largest Car Manufacturer

Thought it was Japan? Nope, not even Toyota can compete with the Indian industry. We have an excellent set-up. We also have a distinct advantage over the Japanese. Here, the cars themselves want to be made and be sold in the market. No, I am not talking about the Maruti 800s or the Tata Indicas. I have a completely different picture of the “car”. The industry that I am referring to is not the traditional car manufacturing industry, but the highly lucrative Education Industry which produces ultra-sophisticated cars. Make no mistake, these cars have the self-motivation to be perfect and advertise for themselves to be sold.

We keep hearing the garb about education being commercialised, being commoditised, losing its value, (more…)

A Remedy Worse Than The Disease

Update

http://www.thehindu.com/op/2010/05/09/stories/2010050950031200.htm

http://www.thehindu.com/edu/2010/04/05/stories/2010040550100400.htm

Preface

Out of the numerous challenges our country is facing, one problem with which most readers can relate themselves to is the issue of higher education. The quality of higher education is poor and equitable access to higher education is absent. No doubt, it is a disease which demands our attention and a cure at the earliest.

The Quack’s Cure

Utilising the services of highly educated Netas, the Indian government set about finding the cure. They finally found the problem: (more…)

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