Mumbai, May 15 -- India's ambitions to become a global influencer are predicted on the quality of education it imparts to the younger generation. The government's current focus on revamping the education system is a clear indication of disappointment and apprehension that the demographic dividend, if denied quality education, might become a demographic drawback.

Statistics indicate that only five per cent of India's engineers are employable .

Rising incomes combined with surging aspiration has forced many young students to seek higher education abroad. According to the Ministry of External Affairs, around 7.5 lakh Indians leave the country to study overseas every year. While the US and UK were popular choices earlier, countries like Austr...