Science Education in India

Posted on August 18, 2006  Comments (0)

Science panic in India by Bruce Einhorn:

Mayank Vahia, professor of Astrophysics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, the other day came out with a story in DNA India that tried to be upbeat about India’s potential. But Vahia also couldn’t help but point out that “What is of immediate concern is the status of education and research in Indian universities. They are riddled with mediocrity and excessive bureaucratic stranglehold. Unwarranted political interference and endemic corruption in the system are other serious problems.”

Read Mayank Vahia’s article.

Also check out a Google tech webcast of Leveraging India As India Stands Up by Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Many countries are striving for science and technology improvements. Each country has its own challenges to those desires. How well each country does in this area will have a large impact on how well they do economically. The Future is Engineering.

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