The government is in its final stage of completing the redraft education policy said Prakash Javadekar, the Union Minster for Human Resource. He said that redraft education policy will be ready for the release within two to three months.
He also said "the government is emphasizing on redrafting education policy with the aim to grant complete autonomy to IIMs and focus on research and innovation."
According to the press trust of India he said "We have completed our exercise and hope to release the redraft policy in two to three months. To improve the quality of education, certain earlier decisions also need a re look."
He further added "research and innovation are other areas in which his ministry is working and is implementing new ideas like granting complete autonomy to IIMs and encouraging incubation centers and start-ups at IITs. The government would also provide scholarships to the students for research and take necessary steps to check brain drain from country."
He said, "Autonomy is the essence of higher education. So, all the IIMs have been given autonomy."
He also informed that "the government is encouraging start-ups and has invited research proposals. There are incubation centers at IITs which have received 1500 proposals out of which 200 research proposals have been shortlisted." He also told "reforms in the University Grants Commission(UGC) will also be implemented this year."