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Kolkata, Apr 2: President Pranab Mukherjee today said India is way behind other developed nations when it comes to higher education. Speaking at the inauguration of the centenary year celebrations of Dakshineswar Ramkrishna Sangha Adyapeath, he said, “We need more research and innovation in the country as India is far behind all other developed nations when it comes to higher education.” (Also read: Atal Bihari Vajpayee awarded Bharat Ratna: President Pranab Mukherjee breaks protocol to confer award on ailing former Prime Minister) Also Read - Supreme Court Expresses Concern Over Fake, Communal News on Social Media

He said no Indian universities finds its place amongst the top 200 globally. Mukherjee also rued that many Indians got Nobel prizes only when they were researching outside the country. During the event, the President inaugurated a BEd college and a five-storied building for the accommodation of 1,000 orphan boys. Also Read - Former President Pranab Mukherjee's Son Abhijeet Banerjee Joins TMC in Kolkata| PICS Here