The Universities of India 2009 was conducted at Bangalore, the silicon valley of India. During this a compendium was released by Smt. D Purandareswari, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Government of India, on the concluding day of the event.

This was the first such event ever organized in the country. The Knowledge Conclave was attended by over 50 Vice Chancellors of leading universities across India and top corporate houses in India. This land mark event was organized to bring together intellectuals, academicians and corporate leaders aspiring to shape the future of emerging India as a knowledge super power by 2020.

The event received overwhelming response from the media, academic and corporate. The panelists spoke on the need for quality education with appropriate utilization of information and communication technology.