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The UK India Business Council’s formal submission on India’s New Education Policy on behalf of our UK higher education members, grounded in our report, ‘Beyond the Top 200’, published in November 2018. Our submission was made to Minister of State for Human Resource Development (MHRD), Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre, by a delegation of UK higher […]

The Business Case for a UK-India Data Garage Grounded in extensive interactions with Government and business across the UK-India corridor, the UKIBC has prepared this Briefing Note to facilitate consultation on the promising future of the UK-India Tech Partnership. A Data Garage is a ‘’virtual innovation” facility that enables participants seeking to deliver digital innovation […]

The Business Case for India’s Personal Data Protection Bill Grounded in extensive interactions with Government and business across the UK-India corridor, the UK India Business Council has prepared this briefing note to facilitate consultation on the Government of India’s draft Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 and the promising future of the UK-India Tech Partnership. This […]

India is on the cusp of implementing legislation that will govern the use of immense personal data caches being generated by nearly a fifth of the world’s population. With the delivery of the JAM (Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile) trinity, the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), online filing of taxes, and the explosion of social […]

The UK India Business Council (UKIBC) is the premier membership-led group supporting trade, business and investment between the UK and India for a reason. In a year that took us from the Indian Commerce Minister’s two-day visit to London for JETCO in January to the India-UK FutureTech Festival in Delhi this December via Prime Minster […]

This report, based on responses from companies representing a combined turnover of over USD 122 billion, marks the fourth annual study on ‘Doing Business in India’ by the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) and will be the last prior to India’s General Election in 2019. Launched at the start of Narendra Modi’s term in office, […]

To achieve its social and economic ambitions, India needs engineers, data scientists, teachers, healthcare professionals, urban planners, architects, managers, social workers, pharmacists, environmental scientists and a whole range of other professionals on an unprecedented scale. It is clear India needs a Higher Education system that provides sufficient high-quality graduates across all sectors. The government of […]

Find out everything you need to know about the Indian Food and Drink sector in the UKIBC’s latest report, from market entry barriers to the regulatory landscape. For further questions, do not hesitate to email Mita Chopra, Engagement Manager for Food and Drink at mita.chopra@ukibc.com

KEY ISSUES DISCUSSED ENHANCING EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS OF INDIAN GRADUATES The lack of employability of Indian graduates was highlighted to be a major problem – most Indian graduates are found to be ill-equipped for the job market, and require significant retraining. The University Grant Commission’s (UGC) recent mandate instructing domestic Higher Education Institutions (HEI) to ensure […]

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