New Delhi: Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Commerce & Industry , while addressing the gathering at 14th edition of FICCI “Higher Education Summit”, New Delhi stated that education will play a pivotal role in creating employment opportunities around the world. During his address, he added there was need to develop new strategies for creating a new educational pattern which will help to combat new challenges.
Prabhu asserted that the emerging universities must prepare themselves within a short span of time to face new challenges. Hailing the universities which exist in India, Prabhu stated that India has always been a hub of new knowledge, innovation and new ideas.
International Delegates throng higher education summit
More than 200 delegates from 70 countries thronged the “Higher Education Summit.” Dr Saravana Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, India in his address said that the objective of this summit is to develop and drive government policy which will ensure that good education is provided and delivered.
Meanwhile a number of steps had been taken by the Indian government which aimed at attracting students from abroad to foreign universities.