Union Human Resource Development Ministry will hold the first international summit on education in Gandhinagar in November 2015. The ministers in-charge of education in 180 countries will participate in the summit. The venue of the two-day Vibrant India Global Education summit is Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the summit.
The themes will be such as the role of private sector in providing quality education and research and development and how the government can facilitate private sector participation. Apart from foreign delegates, experts from central universities, institutes from higher education, and excellence such as the Indian institutes if technology and management and specialists from the field of research and development will participate.
The summit will also throw light on the issue of the ranking of Indian institutes globally, the quality of research and teacher training and the need for reforms.