The interests of students, parents, society, industry, and the nation are intimately connected through the higher education system. So, how is India’s higher education system doing and how could it be transformed?
Fremont, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2015
ONS Group Press announces the launch of "Building Golden India: How to unleash India's vast potential and transform its higher education system. Now." It is a book authored by Shail Kumar, past-president of IIT Foundation and includes a foreword by Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande, trustee of Deshpande Foundation and life member of MIT Corporation.
Building Golden India is about the future of India and unleashing the potential of its 1.3 billion people. The interests of students, parents, society, industry, and the nation are intimately connected through the higher education system. So, how is India’s higher education system doing and how could it be transformed?
In this book, the author shares a vision, provides a compelling analysis rich with stories, anecdotes, and data, and then lays a roadmap that takes us from today’s mega challenges to a brighter future for India and its people. For this book, Shail has drawn from his over thirty years of experiences in a variety of roles – student, alumni leader, entrepreneur, corporate executive, activist, and an university administrator. He also read thousands of pages of national and state level committee reports and numerous books and papers. Finally, he conducted over a hundred interviews with a diverse group of stakeholders in India and across four continents.
According to Shail Kumar, “This book is for educated youth, professionals, and those who care deeply about India and its future.”
The book is available in paperback and ebook versions and can be purchased at https://www.amazon.com/author/shailkumar.
For more information, please visit: http://www.ShailKumar.com.
About the Author
Shail Kumar is Past-President of the IIT Foundation; co-founder of Pan IIT alumni movement in the USA; former administrator at UC Berkeley and UC San Diego; co-founder and CEO of two start-ups; and was an executive in several Fortune 500 and Silicon Valley-based corporations. He has an MBA from Indiana University, Bloomington and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur.
Son of an Indian Army officer, Shail grew up around India. He currently resides in the Silicon Valley with his wife and two children. He enjoys traveling, yoga, and spending time with his family.