Research In Higher Education Of Utmost Importance

India and China have shown signs of progress, working on the lines of reverse engineering and low wages. HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar emphasized on promoting research in higher education in the country to ensure ourselves a sustained growth. He said, though prosperity is not sustainable but the answer to sustainable prosperity can be achieved through innovation.

Speaking on the occasion while delivering poet Ramdhari Singh ‘Dinkar’ memorial lecture, he wanted more research and innovation to take place to stop brain drain and improve the quality of education from primary to higher education level.

In the government’s endeavor to retain brilliant Indian minds for innovating in the country itself, best of the research laboratories are to be set up in the central universities.

“IITs will also play its role in bringing back the Indian talent studying abroad by appointing them as faculties so that the students here are also enriched with their excellence. The students will have research and consultancy freedom.


HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar SECONDS IT FOR GROWTH

“The HRD Minister said that good teachers, students and labs would be looked for. They will be offered Prime Minister scholarship of Rs. 75,000/month. Laying importance on the quality of education being imparted in schools, Javadekar also referred to camps organised at Raipur, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Guwahati and Pune.
He further mentioned that the government is planning to give states the power of detaining students after assessing their performance in class 5 and 8, by amending right to education act. The present no-detention policy is different it is aiding the students by promoting them every year till class 8. The minister said that if a student fails in his annual exam in March, he/she will be given another chance in June to remove the failed tag as per the proposed amendment. States though will have the right to give another opportunity to these students to pass, he added.


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