On July 21, 2016 the Lok Sabha passed the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016 as Human Resources Development Minister, Prakash Javadekar introduced it.
The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2016 aims at establishment of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Andhra Pradesh as an institute of national importance under the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (NITSER) Act, 2007. As the bill was passed in Lok Sabha by voice vote, MHRD minister Prakash Javadekar said, "The Narendra Modi government is committed to ensure Sabko Shiksha aur Acchi Shiksha (Education for all and Quality Education)," Javadekar said in Lok Sabha after members from various parties participated in the discussions on the bill."
He continued, "The BJP government is committed to ensure quality education especially at higher levels like the NITs where the role of faculty and teaching community should be understood. Teachers can make a difference to story of India. There will be in-service training and pre-service training. All vacant slots will be fulfilled. the government is trying to ensure safe guard of teaching community's dignity with a compassion and also added that the teachers will be given "freedom". And along with these there will be emphasis on accountability. We will encourage more incubation centres and under which even after graduation NIT and IIT pass outs and graduates can also be allowed to visit their institutes and take part in research."
He mainly laid emphasis on role of research as he mentioned about several schemes that are being evolved to promote research especially among technological institutes. "A separate funding of Rs 1,000 crore will be made for this, he said adding under this, "customized research" of industries will be encouraged wherein academicians from NITs and IITs and other such technological institutes will be involved," he added.
This bill will definitely help the state of Andhra Pradesh and as per the promises also the quality of education will improve which will in turn be of great help to the people of the nation. Brainbuxa will keep you updated on such news across the nation. So stay tuned at Brainbuxa for more.