In the December’s issue of Pragati, Rohit Pradhan suggests a solution for dealing with the emigration of trained medical experts from the country.
Instead of subsidising higher education and then attempting to curb emigration, the emphasis and the resources must be directed where state intervention is directly required: rural areas and primary health care. Similarly, by creating conditions conducive for operation of free markets in medical education, the India can hope to exploit the immense arbitrage opportunities of migration and globalisation.
Harsh Pant writes on Indian Universities:
Indian universities, which should have been hubs of intellectual activity are more in the news for political machinations than for research excellence.
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