How to fix resource crunch in higher education

By - 4 November 2022


4 November 2022

Bihar plans to inspect its universities and colleges to assess their academic, administrative and financial health. The accumulated deficit of Madras University has exceeded ₹100 crore as of 2021-22. Universities in Kerala are facing financial distress due to disruptions in grant allocations. Public-funded higher educational institutions seem to be in a crisis situation due to chronic underinvestment.

Central universities and other centrally-funded institutions of higher education were thought to be better funded, but it is not true anymore. The Delhi University Teachers Association has been distressed about the financial condition of several colleges. University of Allahabad must raise fees to ease financial troubles, but faces the ire of students.

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