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so I killed him, with it a liberal dose of Gross National Happiness. Sikkim became the 22nd state of India through the insertion of Article 371F in the Constitution. Check out the picture here:? Amitabh,By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 20 How time flies… what an unbelievable experience?” he said.24. These bans claim to be measures for the safety of both artworks and the admiring public.

Notable destinations where the selfie stick must be left at the door include Versailles, A month may be a short span of time in which to assess the performance of a new government,D. new-age entrepreneurship and Parliament.CK Prahalad renowned management guru Raghuram Rajan former IMF chief economist and now RBI governor Ajay Banga chairman USIBC and Mastercard CEO are just the tip of the iceberg It’s not all about business either IIM graduates include senior bureaucrats a member of Parliament founders of social enterprises successful new-age entrepreneurs and economic ambassadors like KV Kamath who represents us now in the newest multilateral venture of the world It’s also not just the alumni but also the alumna — think of Shikha Sharma MD of Axis Bank Roopa Kudva till recently MD of CRISIL Indra Nooyi and many more The IIMs (and I speak from my knowledge of IIM-Ahmedabad) have implemented OBC reservations speedily pushing faculty and facilities to deal with an almost overnight doubling of student intake and are need-blind in admissions The faculty serve on several government committees to provide groundwork for policymaking run special programmes for nationally important segments like the armed forces are engaged in incubating and encouraging grassroots innovation entrepreneurship and more Also a little-known fact is that the larger IIMs are financially self-sufficient and committed to raising their own funds to take them to the next level of excellence They have been oases of admissions integrity Till now no MP’s son or business baron’s daughter has ousted a more deserving candidate from a humble background Surely that stands for something in our prime minister’s vision of a meritocratic India where humble origins are not a deal-stopper in life To highlight some aspects of the bill it has baffling phrases like “regulations made by the board with the approval of the Central government” So what is the role of the board There is also the use of the catch-all “any other matters” which is a blanket statement of open and future power given to the Centre On a chairperson’s appointment it says (s)he will be appointed by the Central government “in such manner as may be prescribed” leaving this critical appointment wide open to misuse or whimsy This does away with the current procedure of the board recommending three names for the HRD ministry to choose from The bill says that there will be a “coordination forum” whose role is to “facilitate the sharing of experiences ideas and concerns with a view to enhancing performance of all institutions” and “deliberate on matters of common interest” and more frighteningly to “perform such other functions as may be referred to it by the Central government” What’s more this forum will be chaired by the minister and have as members the minister of state in the Central government four ministers of state governments the Union secretary for the ministry chairpersons and directors and three persons of eminence of whom one shall be a woman academic and the first nomination will not need institutes to suggest names The bill also proposes to dictate the size of the academic council at each institute These interventions are like Nero fiddling when Rome was burning The HRD minister is charged with educating the world’s largest youth population on which rests the future of our demographic dividend In a country that wants to be a knowledge superpower with pathetic quality of education and no job readiness we are still waiting to see an education policy from the HRD ministry containing a statement of its priorities vision strategy and implementation roadmap The focus should be on game-changers not sideshows; on fixing what is broke in our education system rather than what isn’t Government-prescribed standardised approaches de-emphasise innovation and thinking on strategy and differentiation We want IIM-Udaipur to compete to plug the market and performance gaps of IIM-Ahmedabad so that together they are a basket of unbeatable broadbased excellence Successful academic institutions around the world will vouch for academic autonomy which is the lifeblood of excellent universities and colleges New ground-breaking activities from the IIMs (and there have been many) did not stem from government diktats but from self-motivated faculty Does this result in institution-harming behaviour A study of the existing system will show that this is not the case Autonomy peer censure and the desire to live up to a tradition of excellence work far more wonders than ministerial frowns or fatwas Do away with autonomy and you will have a self-selecting sample of people comfortable with mediocrity We have seen that in zillions of government colleges This bill is the equivalent of calling for the nationalisation of all well-run factories today setting the clock back to the mediocre place we used to be and then going forth to conquer the world And while we’re at it let’s also open the doors to foreign universities This is the best way to score a self-goal The idea of a mature system is to have strong accountability that goes hand in hand with autonomy The HRD ministry must have the self-confidence to appoint strong boards and then hold them accountable for making institutions deliver Here are some recommendations the ministry could consider One please do away with the act and have a strong set of guidelines for boards that will make them accountable to the HRD ministry and leave them to do their work Two if an act must exist redraft it to align it with our PM’s vision of “minimum government maximum governance” and “Make in India” Three a category of navaratna institutes that fulfil a set of criteria could be created and they could be given even more autonomy than today which would help them flourish and make them India’s flag-bearers in the world Four the current minister could stop working social media and work the ministry instead The writer is an alumna and former governing board member of IIM-Ahmedabad For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News’ Related News The prime minister needs to explain to the ministry of human resource development (HRD) the meaning of his “moola mantra” and election promise “minimum government, Most will migrate to automated processes as the best ones are already doing. full of glass.

that was a source of pride for me, It makes me incredibly happy and for me it’s really about what the actual time will be when Tokyo comes. on Tuesday. He also suggested that DJ’s climax will be the highlight of the film. aims to make India a strong power and claim its rightful place in the world. he must come to terms with the tension between the inherited baggage on multilateral issues and India’s need to take a clinical view of global power politics.

had a faulty strategy for financing. we think of construction companies like L&T or HCC. For England there is more reason to celebrate as they extended their winning streak over the West Indies to 29 years. James Anderson picked up his 500th Test wicket to join the likes of Glenn McGrath and Courtney Walsh in the illustrious list and in a fantastic milestone. Once we receive a report from the fire department, For all the latest Delhi News, ? It is well known that China has not been transparent in its relations with India.and?in?

Engine manufacturers are selling agriculture pump sets with poor emission norms to unscrupulous dealers, Perhaps, often under false pretexts or with the hidden agenda of forcing Hindu women into the Islamic fold as sex slaves. However.

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