Amit Sengupta, an Associate Professor English Journalism department, quit after an order was issued transferring him to the premier media school's campus in Odisha's Dhenkanal district, which he slammed as a "political decision".
Underlining the government’s resolve to connect every village in the country by road by the year 2019, the PM said that the Prime Minister’s Gram Sadak Yojana had been given the biggest monetary allocation till date.
PM Modi is also likely to review several issues related to Women and Child Development, Social Justice and Empowerment, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, and Labour and Employment in the meeting.
In a latest communication to all Government of India secretaries, Special Secretary (Cabinet) Jai P Prakash stated that all Cabinet notes will now have to "separately" and "clearly" reflect the "Employment Generation Potential" of each proposal.
Azad was seated on an aisle seat four rows behind Jaitley when the latter dismissed charges raised by the Congress, which had demanded the minister’s resignation and a probe by a joint parliamentary committee.
The government today launched the “Accessible India Campaign” (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan) which seeks to make at least 50 percent of all government buildings in the national capital and all state capitals “fully accessible” for the disabled by July 2018.