Be ready on 7 pm today, as Minister of State for Human Resources Development, Dr. Shashi Tharoor will take questions from you on the future of higher education in the country on a Google+ Hangout.
Higher education is one of the principal drivers of the economic growth of a country. In India we face massive challenges like lack of adequate infrastructure, faculty shortage, low number of accredited institutions and more. Minister of state for HRD, Dr. Shashi Tharoor will be addressing questions on this challenges in a Google+ Hangout on May 9th, 2013 at 7 pm (IST) and the session will be moderated by senior journalist Sonia Singh.
You can view the Google+ Hangout live with Dr Shashi Tharoor on the Google+ India Page (google.com/+GoogleIndia) or subscribe to the InConversation YouTube channel. If you have any question to ask with Dr. Shashi Tharoor, you can do so by posting here by adding #tharoorhangout to your comments and questions.
Government bodies are leveraging the power of Social Media to connect with youth of India. Over the months, India’s finance minister P. Chidambaram took part in a Google+ Hangouts to respond to citizens’ questions about the Budget, then Dr. CP Joshi, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highway India Government Hangout live with citizens to take their suggestions on highways safety and finally an opportunity for people to participate and engage with members of the Planning Commission on India’s 12th Five Year Plan.