2016 has been a busy and exciting year in the education world and let us look into the major events that gave us hopes and despair. In the beginning of this year, Union Budget instigated mixed reactions in the education sector. Well, many people appreciated the efforts from the Finance Ministry to allocate Rs 72,394 crore in the education budge compared to Rs 68,963 crore allocated in the last year, for a large chunk of experts in the field, the Finance Minister's budget speech sounded more like a manifesto than budget. Although, it was an absolute delight to find education being listed among the "9 Pillars" of this year's budget, the budgetary allocation failed to create an image of education as one of the top priorities of this government. One example was the allocation of Rs. 1804...
Sarath Shyam, Managing Editor, The Higher Education Review
Prof. Arya Kumar, Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, New Delhi
Prof. Gurucharan Singh, Vice President - Corporate Affairs & HR, Cambridge Group of Institutions, Bangalore
Dr. Joydeep Goswami, Dean of examination, JIMS
Mimi Roy, Assistant Professor, Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities
Dr. Tanuj Nandan, Associate Professor and Head, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology
Dr. Veera Gupta, Associate Professor, National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA)