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How do you achieve holistic higher education? Sant Singaji Institute of Science and Management in rural Madhya Pradesh shows the way
It’s difficult to avoid a sense of déjà vu each time one witnesses a debate on higher education on television. Highly articulate vice-chancellors and NRI professors pontificate about access and excellence, about research and relevance. But the ground reality is so stark that the discussants and our actual students could be on different planets. This feeling peaked recently when, the morning after watching such a debate, I made a field trip just 120km outside Indore.