Posts Tagged ‘education’

December 1, 2008 0

Globalisation and Indian universities (2008)

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The Tribune, Chandigarh,4 March 2008 Rajesh Kochhar GLOBALISATION has accentuated the divide between ‘Lower India’ and ‘Upper India’, with all benefits of liberalised economy falling in the lap of the latter. Now, employment patterns have changed drastically. Almost all lucrative jobs with hefty pay packages are being offered by those companies that serve Western economies. […]

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December 1, 2008 0

Panjab University at crossroads (2008)

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The Tribune Chandigarh (Education) 26 August 20   Panjab University at crossroads Rajesh Kochhar    THE status of Panjab University is being animatedly discussed in official correspondences and newspaper columns. The debate reminds one of the 19th-century European fetishes for classification. First rigid categories were created and then realities were twisted out of shape to […]

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November 29, 2008 0

Is studying science history? ( 2008)

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Hindustan Times New Delhi (Off track) 15 May 2008   Is studying science history?   Rajesh Kochhar At the Indian Science Congress in Visakhapatnam in January, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh rightly proposed that 2008 be made the year of revitalisation of science education in the country. The decline of science in India is sad because […]

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