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India: Expansion of Consciousness-Based Education
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13 January 2011
Consciousness-Based Education is expanding in India at all levels of education from primary school to university.
Maharishi Vedic University in Madhya Pradesh, which has 34,000 students, held its first convocation last summer, reported Dr Girish Varma, National Director of the Global Country of World Peace in India, and Director-General of the Global Capital of World Peace at the Brahmasthan (geographical centre) of the nation.*
The ceremony, held at the Brahmasthan, was attended by local and central government officials, as well as legislative assembly members of Madhya Pradesh, he said, presenting a year-end summary during the global 12 January celebrations.
Maharishi University of Management and Technology, which has over 5,000 students, also offers Consciousness-Based Education.
All together, Consciousness-Based Education at the university level is available at 337 locations, Dr Varma continued. The expansion goal for 2011 is to offer Consciousness-Based Education to 50,000 students in 500 locations.
Consciousness-Based Education is also expanding for younger students with thousands of schools, organizations, and individuals requesting Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's programmes for education through association with the Maharishi Vidya Mandir Schools Group. In the coming days, Global Good News will feature the continuation Dr Varma's discussion of this initiative.
*Dr Varma is also Chairman of the 151 Maharishi Vidya Mandir Schools Group, and President of Maharishi Institutes of Management and Information Technology, in India.
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