India can be education hub, says Rajan

India can be education hub, says Rajan


The country can become an educational hub for Asia and Africa if it builds world-class universities, former Reserve Bank of India Governor, Dr. Raghuram G Rajan has said.

What the country needs is to create an environment where an educational eco system can flourish. 'We can be the educational hub for Asia and Africa if India can build world-class universities,' he said.

Dr. Rajan, advisor-Governing Council and Academic Council, Krea University, said this while interacting with students and faculty of the School of Interwoven Arts and Sciences and IFMR Graduate School of Business at nearby Sri City, Tada.

On employment and job creation, he was quoted as saying that 'what we need is an atmosphere where young graduating students are motivated to create new businesses rather than relying on corporate jobs.'

Dr. Rajan said the students have great challenges borne out of an extremely fast-paced and complex world. The challenges of the 21st century are substantially different in scale, scope and pace. The leaders of tomorrow would be highly adaptable individuals who are purpose driven with a strong moral compass.