Two private school Boards for Vedic studies in the pipeline
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: An autonomous physique underneath the Education Ministry is planning to arrange two private school Boards for Vedic studies blended with fashionable topics, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Lok Sabha on Monday.
In his response to a question from BJP Member of Parliament S. Muniswamy, the Minister famous that the Centre at present has solely two school boards — the Central Board of Secondary Education and the National Institute of Open Schooling.
“However, Maharshi Sandipani Rashtriya Ved Vidya Pratisthan (MSRVVP), Ujjain, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Education, has given permission for a private Board for blended education, including both vedic studies and modern subjects,” mentioned Mr. Pradhan, including that the MSRVVP “is also considering setting up another Board for oral vedic traditions with modern subjects.”'
In response to a question from one other BJP MP Vijay Baghel, Mr. Pradhan mentioned that the Centre didn’t have any timeline to fill the 10 vacant director positions or the 21 vacant chairperson positions at the nation’s high engineering establishments. Asked about the “time limit” mounted for filling these vacant posts, the Minister solely mentioned that the nomination and collection of the heads of the elite Indian Institutes of Technology and the National Institutes of Technology was a “continuous process”.
“At present, eight posts of Chairman at IITs and 21 posts of Chairman at NITs are vacant. Further, five posts of Directors in IITs and five posts in NITs are vacant,” mentioned the Minister.