Reforms to Change Face of Higher Education

Published: 06th April 2015 05:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th April 2015 07:44 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: In an effort to build entrepreneurs locally and create a culture of innovation, the Joint Working Group (JWG) for revamping Andhra Pradesh Higher Education is working towards creating an enabling environment to have at least one home grown billion-dollar technology startup in the next five years.

According to the AP CMO, the Joint Working Group, consisting of education experts and industry leaders such as Chairman of Cyient Technologies BV Mohan Reddy, Executive Director-ISB  Krishna Tanuku, Vice-President, NASSCOM  Sandhya Chintala, and Chairman of Hyderabad Angels Srini Koppula, met here on Sunday to discuss strategies to finalise reforms in higher education.

“The Joint Working Group, which is working under the chairmanship of Higher Education secretary Sumita Dawra, aims at a series of reforms to bring out innovators and technology entrepreneurs in students. A Core Committee meeting will be held by April 30 to finalise and approve the changes suggested by the universities,” the State government said in a release.

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