World Bank likely to fund higher education in Odisha
BERHAMPUR (Odisha): World Bank is likely to fund the development of higher education sector in Odisha.
According to a bank representative of World Bank, Kurt Larsen- World Bank is keen to finance the higher education sector, particularly for improvement in teaching quality, learning and research process and improvement of gross enrolment ratio (GER) in the state.
He also said- The decision will be taken by World Bank officials after discussion with the Odisha government.
A World Bank consultant shared the news that a formal meeting between Bank officials and the state government is likely to take place in July for this.
The state government has proposed to hold an international seminar on higher education policy in Bhubaneswar in July, where World Bank officials are expected to participate. The World Bank has already financed one million dollar in India for the development of higher education sector in various states.