Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal recently conducted a meeting with Uttarakhand higher education minister Dhan Singh Rawat, after which he announced that three new Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) will be established in the state soon.
Apart from opening three new IIITs in Uttarakhand, the education minister also talked about opening the new Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in the state. The minister made this decision during his meeting with Dhan Singh Rawat.
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal conducted a meeting with Uttarakhand higher education minister Dhan Singh Rawat regarding the setting up of facilities to help the students of the state to gain a quality education.
During the meeting, the education minister also announced that the state government of Uttarakhand has been asked to focus on women empowerment through setting up of educational facilities in hilly areas. He further asked the Uttarakhand government to submit a proposal regarding the setting up of higher educational facilities for girls in hilly and higher altitude areas.
The Union Education Minister will also conduct a live session on December 10, interacting with students from across the country. The objective of the live session is to seek advice from students regarding the conduction of 2021 board exams and competitive exams.