Wednesday, 27 September 2023



LATEST NEWS DDC Bandipora Dr. Owais Ahmad takes review of ongoing projects under Jal Jeevan Mission DC Kulgam Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat reviews arrangements for ‘Ek Tareekh, Ek Ghanta, Ek Saath’ campaign DC Bandipora Dr. Owais Ahmad reviews ‘Swachta Hi Seva’, ‘Meri Mati Mera Desh’ campaigns DDC Ganderbal Shyambir chairs DLRC/ DCC meeting DC Baramulla Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar inaugurates 02 days Seminar on Bee-Keeping ADDC Kulgam Showkat Ahmad Rather finalises Milad arrangements ADDC Anantnag Bashir Ahmad Wani chairs DLRC meeting at Anantnag Dread Unleashed: 'Gudiya' Poster Haunts Punjabi Film Industry First Time Himachal Kalyan Sabha, Amritsar & others donates Rs. 2.21 lakh towards CM Relief Fund A Cinematic Dream: Dave Sidhu's Gurdas Maan Biopic Vision Renowned Indian Mythologist Devdutt Patnaik talks on Shikhan Shastra at Chitkara University's B.Ed orientation Vibrant Village Program helps increase pace of development: Shiv Pratap Shukla Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu pays heartfelt tribute to freedom fighters at Jallianwala Bagh Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu pays obeisance at famous Durgiana Temple Golden Temple is a symbol of our faith and devotion: Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla visits Shipki La military post Gin Soaked Boy - A Poignant And Relevant Book On Mental Health By Sandeep Mathew And Published By Leadstart Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu visits Partition Museum in Amritsar Eid-Milad Un-Nabi preparations finalised in Udhampur DDC Reasi Babila Rakwal convenes Chintan Shivar at Thakrakote Block DC Srinagar Mohammed Aijaz Asad chairs District Level Bankers Review Committee Meet


Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' chairs the 54th Meeting of the Council of IITs

Emphasis on increased mobility of faculty between IITs and Industry

Listen to this article

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

New Delhi , 22 Feb 2021

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' chaired the 54th Meeting of the Council of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) today through online medium. Minister of State for Education Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre; Secretary, Higher Education Amit Khare was also present in the meeting.Union Minister congratulated Heads of all IITs and Chairpersons (BoG) for successfully continuing the academics during the challenging times of COVID-19 and for their remarkable contribution in combating the COVID-19 by way of new scientific research. He exhorted the IITs to become a driving force behind realizing the vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat, as envisioned by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.Shri Pokhriyal asked IITs to develop Institute Development Plan as envisioned in NEP 2020 to improve the mobility of faculty between institution and Industry. The mobility of faculty members and industry experts between technical institutes and industry will promote collaborations between industry and academia, he added. Earlier, a committee was constituted under the chairmanship of Dr K. Radhakrishnan, Chairman, Standing Committee for IIT Council for suggesting recruitment of faculties in IITs (Industry interaction and mobility of faculty).Union Minister also urged IITs to adopt One IIT - One Thrust Area approach based on local needs.Digital Transformation using Blockchain, AI, ML, and Cloud Computing at IITs also came up for discussion during the meeting. It was recommended to constitute a taskforce to review use of technology at all IITs and also to accelerate deployment of digital tools. It was also recommended to undertake rationalization of staff from current standards to a lower number.On the basis of the recommendation of the Chairman of Standing Committee for IIT Council, four Working Groups were constituted on the following issues related to NEP-2020:

Group-1: Graded Autonomy, Empowered and accountable BoG and Director

Group-2: Grooming distinguished academics for directorship of IITs

Group-3: Reform and restructuring of the Academic Senate

Group-4: Innovative funding mechanisms

The reports of the these groups and also of a new group which will work on faculty development will be presented in a meeting to be chaired Union Education Minister.The Council also put up for consideration a suggestion to arrange Online IIT R&D fair to showcase the quality research work being done by IITs to showcase the R&D work of IITs to the industry. This may be followed by a physical fair in after normalization of present situation.Highlighting several initiatives undertaken by the government, Shri Pokhriyal mentioned about approval of funds to improve the overall infrastructure of the 4 IITs at Madras, Delhi Kharagpur and Bombay. He spoke about making IITs as multi-disciplinary institutions for holistic growth in all disciplines of education, without losing its main focus on Scientific Research and Technology Development. He called upon IITs to make full use of the recently announced scheme National Research Foundation. He hoped IITs will strive to achieve the global rankings by 2022, the 75th Year of India’s Independence. He assured IITs of every possible help and support in terms of finance, administrative guidance, issues relating to various other Ministries and agencies of the Government.   


Tags: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank , Union Minister of HRD , BJP , Bharatiya Janata Party , The Minister of Human Resource Development , Indian Institutes of Technology , Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre , Sanjay Dhotre , 54th Meeting of the Council of Indian Institutes of Technology



related news




Photo Gallery



Video Gallery



5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2023 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD