Javadekar to hold meeting with IIM directors next month

HRD minister to meet directors of IIM next month

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar will meet the directors of IIMs next month to discuss the issues related to quality of management education, exploring avenues for financing and improving global perception of Indian institutions.

Briefcase: Topics to be discussed in the meeting

  • “The HRD minister will be meeting Directors of various IIMs soon and it is expected that a range of issues from quality of education to building best infrastructure will be discussed,” a senior official said
  • The meeting will be held at a time when the HRD ministry is working on formulating a new education policy, said officials
  • “There are a range of issues from quality, affordability, global standings to making education affordable and accessible. It is expected that these sessions will be brainstorming sessions and new ideas will emanate,” officials said.

HRD minister will also meet heads of other higher educational institutions that are to be financed by the central government in near future, said the official.

“It has been planned that in the coming days the minister would be interacting with various Vice-Chancellors of Central Universities, NITs, Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) etc,” the official added.