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Hindustan Times (May 28, 2017)

Every year, India has an outflow of $16 billion as about 2.5 lakh Indian students leave for foreign shores to pursue higher education. At the same time, Indian universities and colleges attract just 42,000 international students, as against the US with nearly 10.5 lakh students, UK with five lakh and China with about four lakh. Even France and Australia have about three lakh foreign students each. There's an urgent need to reinvent India as a study destination for international students as it has the potential to bring in an estimated $20 billion to the country's cash-strapped universities and colleges. (Read More)