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Officials Accompanying Obama in India Looking for Flexible Rules

A delegation of U.S. education officials visiting India alongside President Barack Obama is trying to push India to speed up its acceptance of foreign universities, an Indian government initiative that has been promised but appears to be stalled. American universities have made clear to Mr. Sibal, the Minister of education  that they can’t operate in India under  heavy regulations, including limits on tutition.

Indians fear tuition fees, unregulated, would soar out of the reach of the average Indian, in the absence of substantial student loan programs.A delegation of U.S. education officials visiting India alongside President Barack Obama is trying to push India to speed up its acceptance of foreign universities, an Indian government initiative that has been promised but appears to be stalled. Mr. Sibal has said he intends to set up student loan programs and vocational education programs, both of which are virtually nonexistent in India.

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