The event will be conducted at Benaras Hindu University
Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javdekar will soon be meeting the vice chancellors of all the universities at an event that will be conducted at Benaras Hindu University. This will be the first such meeting for Javadekar who has recently assumed the post of Union HRD minister. The HRD minister will also be meeting the heads of all the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in a separate meeting.
"It is planned that the HRD minister will meet directors of IIMs at IIM Shillong," stated an MHRD official.
The HRD minister has planned a series of meetings where he will be joined by the heads of various higher educational institutions from all over the meeting. He has recently met the heads of the IITs. The meetings will feature discussions on various issues pertaining to the state of higher education in the country such as shortage of faculty, lack of funds and the improvement in the quality of education. MHRD expects the meetings to provide some headway or resolution to the problems afflicting higher education.