India has too many illiterates but too few entrepreneurs entering into the field of education. Why is this so? The answer is simple: the country is hostile territory for educational entrepreneurship.
Educomp has spotted opportunities in virtually every segment of education without getting caught in regulatory hassles.
The vocational and skills training market has spawned scores of successful entrepreneurs. Many are expanding into secondary and higher education, says Saumya Bhattacharya.
Investors work around regulatory controls to manage and take over private schools for long-term returns.
These are the poster boys of private enterprise in higher education. And even in the densely regulated segment, there are interesting business models that are paying off.
The P-word often rises unbidden in the hallowed halls of education. But now many are beginning to shed their inhibitions about it. Shamni Pande tells more.
Sangre de Toro owes its name, which means ‘bull’s blood’, to its robust colour. It’s hard to find a young wine looking so definitively red.