The Devaluation of the Academia*

Jul 19th 2018, Prabhat Patnaik

With detrimental policy decisions, including the proposed abolition of University Grants Commission, the targeting of the academic environment of the country is indicating a future of political control of and restricted freedom in academia. This phenomenon is actively contributing to the creation of a non-thinking society, something India can ill afford at the moment.

This article was originally published in
The Telegraph on Jul 18, 2018.

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