On the lines of parent-teacher meetings, the higher education department will soon launch a Guru-Shishya Samvad (student-teacher dialogue) programme to address problems faced by students in various colleges.
The programme will be launched in Jaipur soon, said higher education minister Kiran Maheshwari. She was speaking about the achievements of her department on completion of four years at the government Press Club.
HIGHLIGHTS OF EDUCATION MINISTER’S SPEECH
–Only meritorious students and those elected to student unions will participate in these teacher-student meetings
— Will discuss the needs of the college and develop a roadmap for better education,” she said.
— Besides, the technical education department will constitute an industry-institute interaction cell in to study the kind of industries in each district and job opportunities available for students.
— The industry cell will be constituted at a nodal college in every district. “This will help to find placements for students in industries
— A central placement cell has been formed three months ago
— In these three months, the cell has helped 450 students to find jobs
— Higher education department is also organising a two-day HR Conclave from December 21. It is being organised with an aim to enhance opportunities for employment
— HR managers from companies across the state have been invited for the conclave. The education department will provide a platform for companies and students to explore job opportunities.
OTHER MAIN FEATURES
— The Jhalawar engineering college would be developed as a world-class college. A proposal for the same has been sent to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for approval.
— New courses will be introduced in Kota’s technical university to prevent students from going to other states to pursue such courses. “We will soon introduce new courses in Kota’s technical university.