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India’s Higher Education model is close to collapse – and needs to change

Kapil Sibal, India's Human Resource Minister, estimated recently that India needs 1,500 universities, almost three times as much as the current 564, to serve its young and aspiring population, and meet expectations for economic growth. This oft-quoted but unofficial observation reflects the scale of ambition…

The true ‘impact’ of social investments

  There is a lot of good that non-resident Indians (NRIs) can do back home by better understanding the social impact their repatriated monies can, and do, have. This would help make their home communities better places to live, including achieving real change in the…

How Business Schools in Pakistan can foster social enterprise

In the upcoming years, developing countries will continue to account for an increasing proportion of global growth. Moreover, the higher education sector is one of the fastest growing sectors in Asian markets. Pakistan is a country of around 180 million people and with 70 %…

The case for social entrepreneurship in Pakistan
The case for social entrepreneurship in Pakistan

By: Priya Shah Pakistan is home to numerous microenterprises, which will continue to serve as a pipeline for two players: a) policy-makers, for whom long-term social impact can address community needs; and b) investors, who will need greater deal-flow to finance these microenterprises. The development…

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