President said that the first issue was regarding the lack of availability of quality teachers. The second was the problem of retaining our talents in our country. Bright students every year go abroad as they consider that the facilities, environment and opportunities abroad are superior.
In ancient times, the situation was reverse when our Universities attracted the brightest students as well as teachers from all over the world, he said.
Mr. Mukherjee said he is happy to see that during the last two years, two Indian institutions have figured in the top 200 in international rankings. He said that he believed that our institutions have all the qualities necessary for being ranked high. He said that the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) started by the Ministry of HRD and now in its second year is a laudable initiative and will help our institutions to realize their potential and emerge as world class institutions.
Pranab Mukherjee also released the India Rankings 2017 report.
"NIRF has become a grand success and the whole country is debating about including this including print, electronic and social media. TV channels, Radio and News papers and Advertisements", said HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar in his address.
He also said it is a right spirit as it is an effort to improve the quality and It is different from NAAC because NAAC is an accreditation and assessment of stand alone institutes.
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