Quality of higher education not up to standard, says President Pranab Mukherjee


President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said the nature of numerous instructive establishments of advanced education is not up to benchmarks. Indicating that by 2030 India will have the most young people on the planet, he said if appropriate preparing is not bestowed then rather than demographic profits, it would be some kind of demographic calamity.

 "There are more than 753 colleges in India, more than 36,000 universities and a few numbers of different foundations. In any case, the nature of a hefty portion of these organizations in the zones of higher learning is not up to the standard.

 I am not simply alluding to their nonattendances of world rankings by vital rating offices, however I am additionally talking from the view purpose of their aggressiveness in landing the position on the planet advertise," he said at the fifteenth commemoration festivities of Indian School of Business (ISB), Mohali. Underscoring on the need to prepare the young, he said, inability to do will have awful outcomes.

"Rather than demographic profits, it will be some kind of demographic calamity on the grounds that jobless, unemployed without anything to do, those anxious personalities will actually depend on brutality," he said.

 Contrasting the scholastic air, the President indicated how illuminating presences like Dr Hargobind Khurana, Dr Amartya Sen, Dr Krishnaswamy won the Nobel prize in various fields working in outside colleges. Mukherjee urged understudies to end up "employment providers" instead of seekers. He said that the adolescent ought not fear going out on a limb.

 "Try not to fear the difficulties. Never forget, you are not conveying any old stuff, there is no pioneer things. You are the results of free India, you have a free personality, you have opportunity to work out, your mind the way you need to practice it," he said.

Additionally at the occasion, union human asset advancement serve Prakash Javadekar said that it was PM Modi's vision to set up 20 world-class colleges, of which 10 every will be in the legislature and private areas.

He said that for these colleges they have made rules so that the UGC will just give the ability to concede degrees. There will be no other impedance from UGC, he said. Director ISB Executive Board Adi Godrej and Dean Rejendra Srivastava additionally talked on the event. It was declared that ISB would begin grants for protection staff, NGOs and government representatives.