Published: July 20, 2017 | Times of India
IN what is probably one of his last public events as Dr Shailendra Raj Mehta the President, Pranab Mukherjee launched a book at the Rashtrapati Bhavan recently. And guess what the Ahmedabad connection is? Your diarist found out that the book The Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives has an essay by Dr Shailendra Raj Mehta, director of MICA, the city's premier communications management institute.
The article by Dr Mehta, who is also visiting professor of Business Policy at IIMA, is titled `Creating Educational Excellence: The Role of Culture at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad'. The 482-page tome was launched by Nobel Laureate Dr Amartya Sen. A little bird told your diarist that Dr Mehta took 3-4 months to com plete the essay for the book that enunciates global and comparative perspectives from experts like Dr Shiv Vishwanathan, and Dr N R Madhava Menon.