ASHE 2016 published jointly by CII and Deloitte, focuses upon the New Education Policy Draft formulated by the Government of India. Chapter 1 of the report explains the the genesis, key features and impact of the policy on the education sector. UK has played a strong role in supporting the Higher Education system in India, with 2016 declared as UK-India year of Education, Research and Innovation. Chapter 2 showcases key initiatives undertaken by the UK government in the Higher Education space in India and also the deep impact these initiatives have had.
Chapter 3 of the report draws attention to the ambitious plan of MHRD to develop 10 Public and 10 Private institutions as World Class Institutions. This Chapter explores the rationale of the plan along with the need and the roadmap to achieve to vision. NIRF and its potential to create a benchmark and positive thrust to the higher education ecosystem has been covered in Chapter 4.
This report was released at the India - UK Tech Summit held from 7 - 9 November in New Delhi.