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Amartya Sen on Reviving Nalanda University

Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen discusses the pan-Asian initiative to revive the ancient Nalanda University and the significance and relevance for Asia. You can also read the Q&A script here Nalanda University also launched its new website with details of University vision and plans for development.

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Bihar’s Growth Story : The Road Ahead

For many, the news of Bihar’s remarkable turnaround growth of 11.3%, second highest in the country has come as a big surprise. Surprising as it may sound, it was expected growth for those who have been following the plethora of slow but steady fundamental changes which Bihar economy has been undergoing over the past few […]

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Amartya Sen on Bihar:past, present and future

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen while delivering a lecture, “Bihar: past, present and future”, said that Bihar played a great role by unifying India during the rule of Ashoka. The state set a new trend in world democracy by organising the first “Buddhist global council” at Rajgir after Gautam Buddha’s death, initiating the process of opening […]

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Amartya Sen to head Panel on Nalanda University

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen will head a panel that will make recommendations to set up an international university in Nalanda. The first meeting will be held in Singapore in July. Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi told rediff.com on Saturday: “It is a big opportunity for us.”Other members of the panel are Netaji Subhash […]

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