Union Human Resource development Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ recently chaired a meeting with Vice Chancellors of all the Central Universities in New Delhi. Secretary, Higher Education Shri R. Subrahmanyam was also present in the meeting.
The Minister reviewed the progress and the best practices of the universities. He also reviewed the present infrastructure, maintenance and human resource related aspects. The Minister gave assurance to the chancellors to extend maximum support for the development of universities.
The Minister was concerned over the vacancies and directed UGC to develop a mechanism to fill them quickly, so that young generation may get quality education. Dr Nishank also urged that all universities should prepare a blueprint to improve rankings. The Minister hoped that by providing quality education and research, India can become world leader in the field of education.
The Minister said the Universities should focus on skill based and job oriented education to overcome the challenge of unemployment in the country. And he also congratulated the best performing universities for the good work.