6.67% Indian Higher Education Institutions Headed by Women

Edushine Research Report in Live Mint: 6.67% Indian Higher Education Institutions Headed by Women

6.67%

What is it? The share of higher educational institutions in India that have women in leadership positions, according to a report.

Why is it important? It shows that India has a long way to go in terms of gender parity. This percentage number compares poorly with the equivalent numbers for Australia (21%), the US (18%) and the UK (17%).

Tell me more: Across all the seven All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, 31 National Institutes of Technology and six Indian Institutes of Science Education & Research, only the NIT-Puducherry has a woman director. The report, prepared by management consulting firm EduShine Advisory Group, looked at all higher educational institutions, including central, state, deemed varsities and institutes of national importance.

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