Hyderabad-based skill development company, TalentSprint, has raised Rs 20 crore ($4 million) in Series A equity funding from Nexus Venture Partners. Co-founded by Madhumurty Ronanki, Santanu Paul, and JA Chowdary, TalentSprint aims to skill 500,000 graduates by 2020.
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V Raghunathan, a former professor of finance, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, who currently heads a corporate foundation involved in social work and inclusive education, discusses the problems of the Right to Education Act