This time it is a good news for India that it will get new academic institutes in near future. The country is set to get 19 new academic institutes. Out of these 19 coming institutes, 7 are to be set up in Andhra Pradesh. This news was mentioned in a website quoting Human Resource Ministry (HRD).
Some of the institutes are
- Central Universities
An official announcement stated that Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha will see the establishment of Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), and Jammu, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh will have Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Andhra Pradesh will also get one National Institute of Technology (NIT), one Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) and one Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT).
One Tribal university will also be set up in Telangana.
In the recently announced Union Budget, the government had allocated Rs 28,635 crore for the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), which aims to achieve universilisation of elementary education in a time-bound manner and Rs 4,966 crore for the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA). Besides, the government had announced a school assessment programme at a cost of Rs 30 crore.