Talent, opportunities imbalanced, need to build world-class institutions: PC
He lamented that there was not enough interchange between academia and government. Hardly anyone from the private sector was coming forward to build, among other things, railways and power. He said the government in the coming years would draw upon outsiders to build. Opportunities would be created for scholars and businessmen to work with the government.
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said Punjab had created a revolution in education by rising from the 13th position in the country in education to the fourth position. As many as eight new universities had come up in the state. National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute and National Institute of Nano Technology would be set up.
ISB chairman Adi Godrej and founding board member of the institute Analjit Singh also spoke on the occasion.
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