Private sector in higher education ought not to be private business, says Chidambaram

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Kolkata, Jan.17 (ANI): Union Home Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram on Sunday said that private sector in higher education should not just become private business in higher education. .

Speaking on the sidelines of the valedictory function marking the 150 years of St. Xavier's College at Kolkata on Sunday (January 17, Chidambaram said: "Private sector in higher education ought not to be private business in higher education. No one should be allowed to profit for offering higher education."

He also voiced his concern that it was shocking that only 11 to 12 percent of school leaving students are able to get past the portals of colleges and appear for graduation through open universalities. (AnI)

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