ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Brain Drain The Indian Situation

V M Dandekar The disease that has gone deep down and which underlies the entire phenomenon of Brain Drain is, it is argued here, the class and income structure for the intellectuals which we have inherited from British rule. This structure has two characteristic features. First, it places a high premium, both in terms of status and income on the professions vis-a-vis the rest of the society. Second, it has created inordinate inequalities, again in terms of status and income, within the intellectual ranks.

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