(New Delhi) Modi Govt Stops Acceleration Of Fee Hike MTech Fee in 23 IITs
The HRD ministry has deferred the decision to hike the MTech fee in the IITs for further discussion on the issue.
The development comes against the backdrop of protests by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students against a recent fee hike.
IIT-Delhi Director V Ramgopal Rao had said the MTech programmes at the IITs recorded a dropout rate of over 50 per cent as the students treated the courses as a “stop-gap arrangement” till they landed a job or cracked a competitive exam.
The IIT Council, led by HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank”, had approved a proposal to hike the fee for the masters programme and bring it to the level of the BTech courses in September.
[New Delhi] A Book of Hindi-English Poems Based On Human Emotions,For Skill Development,Released
Aiming to fund his initiative of skill development among youth, a Silicon Valley-based IITian has come out with a collection of poems, which are a narrative of human emotions in the journey of life.
Originally written in Hindi and translated into English the book “Your Shadow Wants to Walk Alone” published by Rupa is a collection of 36 poems by Sandeep Kishore speaks of emotions, the integral part of one?s personality which influence the making of it.
“The book is about sentiments+aspirations+desires+hope+changes+expectations+pain+growing up+dreams+failures+successes and much more.