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Javadekar to hold interaction with VCs of universities


New Delhi:Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar may soon hold an interaction with Vice Chancellors of Universities across the country in Benaras Hindu University.

Sources said that in would be the first meeting of Javadekar, after taking over as the HRD minister with Vice Chancellors of different universities in Varanasi on the 6th of next month.

It is also learnt that the HRD minister would also meet directors of IIMs soon.

“It is planned that the HRD minister will meet directors of IIMs at IIM Shillong,” an official said.

The HRD minister has planned a series of meetings with different higher educational institutions, officials said adding that he has already met the directors of IITs.

There are various issues which affect the higher education sector including those related to funding, vacancies in faculty positions.

The ministry has also been looking towards ways to increase the capacity of higher education as well improve the quality of education.

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