New national education policy will help arrest brain drain, says Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said under the new education policy, nearly 100 international universities will be invited for knowledge exchange in India.
On Monday, Pokhriyal said that the new educational policy will help arrest brain drain. Also, this will give a boost to research in higher education institutes. The union education minister was addressing the eighth convocation ceremony of IIT, Indore( Indian Institute of Technology). Pokhriyal addressed through a video conference on Monday.
New national education policy will help arrest brain drain, says Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal
The minister Pokhriyal said that 100 top International universities will be incited for knowledge exchange in India under the new education policy. He revealed that some of the big corporations in the world were run by those students who studied in India. Under the ‘study in India’ campaign, the centre is planning to make higher education institutions an international brand.
Ramesh Pokhriyal said, “Between 7.5 lakh to 8 lakh Indian students are studying abroad and this drains out Rs 1.5 lakh crore from here to foreign countries. We are going to strengthen parameters under our ‘stay in India’ campaign for which research will be put on the fast-track under the new education policy.”
Nearly 7.5 lakh Indian students studying abroad:
The Union Education Minister said that since 7.5 lakh to 8 lakh students of India are studying abroad, Rs1.5 lakh crore is being drained from India to foreign countries. He said that about 50,000 students from foreign countries had registered for admission in institutions in India. However, the movement has been stalled due to the ingoing covid 19 pandemic.