[Fsf-friends] Microsoft to set up university in (Bangalore)city

Shakthi Kannan shakthimaan@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Tue Jul 17 15:11:57 IST 2007


My thoughts below:

On 7/16/07, Linux Lingam <linuxlingam at gmail.com> wrote:
> 6) lobby with other education institutions in india, to set up the
> example "to become the change you want to see in the world". hey!
> we've got thousands of colleges and universities across india. if over
> time enough create a juggernaut of mukt education, i hope parents and
> students feel rather silly to pay for education that will probably
> give them shop-talk.

Have you started work on it?

On 7/17/07, Vikram Vincent <vincentvikram at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would say that we need privatisation of education since the current
> spending of the Govt. is deplorable but I am dead against the
> commercialisation of education. Please note the difference.

Don't we already have enough private colleges a.k.a business-minded
universities/colleges across India, who are more eager to drain your
money, and get all the recognition/advertising without imparting any

On 7/16/07, Mani A <a.mani.cms at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Govt will
> mysteriously continue to reduce spending on higher education too

Can you show any receipts or links as to how much they spent, and how
the students benefited from it?

> b).  Research in the pure fields may
> never be funded.

When did people start doing "research" in India, and when/how/where
was it funded?

If you haven't read it already,




Shakthi Kannan

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