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Jun 05, 2020
9:09PM

HRD Minister chairs review meeting on progress of works sanctioned under Institute of Eminence Scheme

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Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank chaired a review meeting on the progress of works sanctioned under the Institute of Eminence Scheme today in New Delhi. The Minister asked the institutions to work hard to make the dream of Prime Minister true to build a New India.

In the meeting, Mr. Nishank said, a team of Directors of Indian Institute of Technologies, IITs may be constituted which will suggest the way to improve the perception of the institutions and their international rankings. He said, a Project Management Unit must be established in the Ministry within 15 days for monitoring the works performed under the Institute of Eminence, IoE scheme and Higher Education Financing Agency, HEFA. He assured to provide assistance for expediting the work related to IoE scheme which stopped due to Covid-19 crisis.

Minister also congratulated IISC Bangalore and other IIT’s which figured in the top 100 in the recently released The Asia Ranking. He urged other institutes to compete with each other to improve their rankings. Mr. Nishank asked the institute to prepare a vision document of three years.
 

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