Uttarakhand to have central varsity for Himalayan technology
Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Tuesday announced the opening of a central university for Himalayan technology in Uttarakhand.
The minister said international faculty members will teach at the institute.
Expressing concern over the mushrooming of substandard institutes and universities in the country, Irani asked states to monitor such institutes to ensure that they conform to the standards.
Irani also said there should be a national framework of ranking of universities and colleges suited to the local conditions, circumstances and requirements.
(Posted on 17-06-2014)
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