Last month, the HRD Ministry awarded IoE status to five public-funded institutions — IIT-Madras, BHU, IIT-Kharagpur, DU and University of Hyderabad — which would get up to Rs 1,000 crore for expansion. However, JU and Anna University’s IoE tag, despite the UGC’s recommendation, was put on hold.
As per Article 81, the composition of the Lok Sabha should represent changes in population. But it has remained more or less the same since the delimitation carried out based on the 1971 Census. Why is it so?
The proposal is on the agenda of the IIT Council meeting called Friday, The Indian Express has learned. The Council, headed by the Human Resource Development Minister, is the highest decision-making body of all the 23 institutes.
The tax department also surveyed the books of accounts of Nourish Organic Foods Ltd, a company in which his son Abir Lavasa is a director and holds 10,000 shares as part of an employee stock option plan last financial year.
“Regarding holding of simultaneous election to the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies, Hon’ble FM (Jaitley) averred that this is a sphere which is fraught with many pit-falls and we should tread with abundant caution in the matter,” state the minutes of the meeting.
The second-generation IIMs in Ranchi, Rohtak, Raipur, Kashipur, Udaipur, and Trichy were set up by the UPA-II government in 2008. The Cabinet, at that time, had sanctioned Rs 333 crore for each institute to build their campuses.
About 70 students are camping in a hostel in Ghaziabad for the last three weeks, at their own expense, to organise their placement drive. The total final year class has 360 students of whom 80 are from Jammu and Kashmir, most from the Valley.