Union Human Resource development Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has directed UGC to develop a mechanism to fill vacancies in Central Universities. Presiding over a meeting with Vice Chancellors of all the Central Universities in New Delhi, he said such a step enables the young generation to get qualify education.
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.
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. Secretary, Higher Education R. Subrahmanyam was also present in the meeting.
Earlier, said at least two Sanskrit-speaking villages must be developed near the central institutes promoting and preserving the language. Chairing a meeting with heads of central language institutions, Pokhriyal said these language institutions must be fundamentally strong and efficient.