New Delhi, Aug. 7 -- India's new National Education Policy (NEP) unveiled by the government is seen as the most ambitious reforms initiated in recent times. With sweeping changes in pedagogy, teaching methods, fee structures, evaluation, regulatory mechanisms, and openness to global universities, the education sector is witnessing a seminal moment.

The education landscape in India has lately been bustling for some other conducive factors too. Global and Indian corporate giants and business houses are making a beeline for big investments in education. The search giant, Google, recently announced plans to invest $10 billion in India over the course of five to seven years. It plans to train more than one million teachers in India this year ...