Press Trust of India|Oct 15, 2021
- Education minister to discuss higher education after COVID-19
Education minister to discuss higher education after COVID-19
NEW DELHI: The Association of Indian Universities, or AIU, will host an interactive session with the minister for human resource development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, on May 11 at 4 PM.
The session, which will discuss “higher education in the post-COVID-19 era”, will be attended by the Vice-Chancellors of various universities.
AIU has 799 member universities including 16 overseas universities. The association is an apex advisory body on higher education mandated by the MHRD to determine equivalence of degrees.
The interaction between the minister and the VCs is likely to address the measures to salvage the academic calendar and other steps to bring back the education system on track.
Please join the interactive session with the Hon'ble HRM @DrRPNishank on Higher Education post COVID19 era on 11th May at 4.00 pm at https://t.co/ADfx2O3CeB@HRDMinistry @ugc_india @AICTE_INDIA @pankajugc @adsahasrabudhe@ncert @PMOIndia @PTI_News @DDNewslive @icarindia @cec_ugc pic.twitter.com/fTXRJzSKfV— Association of Indian Universities (AIU) (@AIUIndia) May 9, 2020
University schedules and exams
In order to curb the spread of coronavirus, all educational institutions have been shut down leading to a halt in all academic activities.
During the lockdown period, the education minister has conducted two webinars to address the issues of students and parents. An exclusive webinar will also be conducted on May 14.
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