National Education Policy 2020: Creating a Robust Research Ecosystem

Nov 05, 202019:00 - 20:15

ISB and the U.S. Consulate are organising a series of panel discussions on "International dialogues on India’s National Education Policy". The focus of the third session is on ‘National Education Policy 2020: Creating a Robust Research Ecosystem’. This session is scheduled for Thursday, November 05, 2020, from 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm.

Some of the key questions proposed to be taken up in the third and final edition of the International Dialogue on NEP are: How can we plan financing R&D as envisaged in NEP?, the importance of a strong industry-academia partnership and global R&D partnerships, how can we develop a culture of knowledge creation? How can we plan a knowledge-led development enhancing the role of HEIs? How can we create a robust IPR system to strengthen the R&D ecosystem. What are the State initiatives towards a strong R&D? How is the NRF going to shape the future innovation R&D led development, among other questions.

As background, The U.S. Consulate General Hyderabad and ISB came together to organize a series of three International Dialogue series on National Education Policy 2020 focusing on different aspects of the policy. In the inaugural session held on September 24, 2020, we deliberated on ‘internationalisation of higher education’. The panellists emphasised the need for international partnerships that would help in enhancing quality, address the market requirements and standardize curriculum. The second session was organized on October 16, 2020, focused on to understand the overall approach required by the State Governments to implement the National Education Policy 2020.


  • Professor Charles Dhanraj, Professor of Strategy, University of Denver
  • Professor K Hemachandra Reddy, Chairman, Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • Professor Patrick McNamara, Director, International Studies, University of Nebraska Omaha
  • Professor Rajendra Srivastava, Dean & Novartis Professor of Marketing Strategy and Innovation, Indian School of Business
  • Sriram Karri, Resident Editor, Deccan Chronicle
  • Vanitha Datla, Vice-Chairperson & Managing Director, Elico Ltd.


With this background, we request you to block your diary and participate and also nominate your senior colleagues. Participation is through registration. Register through this link:

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