‘No timeline to fill the ten director positions or the 21 chairperson positions on the nation’s high engineering establishments,’ Schooling Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says within the Lok Sabha.
An autonomous physique below the Schooling Ministry is planning to arrange two personal college Boards for Vedic research blended with trendy topics, Schooling Minister Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Lok Sabha on Monday, July 19, 2021.
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In his response to a question from BJP Member of Parliament S. Muniswamy, the Minister famous that the Centre at the moment has solely two college boards — the Central Board of Secondary Schooling and the Nationwide Institute of Open Education.
“Nonetheless, Maharshi Sandipani Rashtriya Ved Vidya Pratisthan (MSRVVP), Ujjain, an autonomous physique below the Ministry of Schooling, has given permission for a personal Board for blended training, together with each vedic research and trendy topics,” mentioned Mr. Pradhan, including that the MSRVVP “can be contemplating establishing one other Board for oral vedic traditions with trendy topics.”
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In response to a question from one other BJP MP Vijay Baghel, Mr. Pradhan mentioned that the Centre didn’t have any timeline to fill the ten vacant director positions or the 21 vacant chairperson positions on the nation’s high engineering establishments. Requested concerning the “time restrict” mounted for filling these vacant posts, the Minister solely mentioned that the nomination and number of the heads of the elite Indian Institutes of Expertise and the Nationwide Institutes of Expertise was a “steady course of”.
“At current, eight posts of Chairman at IITs and 21 posts of Chairman at NITs are vacant. Additional, 5 posts of Administrators in IITs and 5 posts in NITs are vacant,” mentioned the Minister.