New Delhi: The ministry of education decided to start technical education, especially engineering courses, in mother tongue from the next academic year. A few IITs and NITs are being shortlisted for the same. This was decided at a high-level meeting chaired by the Minister for Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.
The Union Minister also directed UGC to ensure all the scholarships, fellowships are disbursed in time and to start a helpline for the same. He also directed that all the grievances of the students be redressed immediately.
The minister said that all the officials of the Ministry are working on to ensure proper implementation of National Education Policy, with an aim to achieve holistic development of students and transformation of the Education system in the country.
It was also decided that the National Testing Agency (NTA) will come out with the syllabus for competitive examinations after assessment of the existing scenario in various boards.
Secretary, HE Amit Khare, Secretary, SE, Anita Karwal and senior officials of the Ministry also attended the meeting.