Kapil Sibal will shuttle up and down the US east coast over the coming week in an unparalleled lobbying exercise to lure top American universities to India.
The human resource development minister is meeting government officials, industry representatives and the heads of at least seven top universities that he hopes to attract in a first-of-its kind effort by an Indian education minister.
Sibal’s focus will be on convincing top east coast universities to choose India as a destination — to set up campuses and to enhance collaboration with universities here — The Telegraph has learnt.
The visit is significant because India is in the process of legislating to allow — and regulate — the entry of foreign universities. Read More >>