Bhopal: Higher education minister Jitu Patwari has said that free education promise made by the Congress during assembly elections will be fulfilled from next academic session. Talking to media persons, Patwari said that an ambitious World Bank programme that was delayed by the previous government is in full swing now. The Rs 2000 crore project is on the top priority of the government through which infrastructure of the government run colleges will be developed.
More than 100 colleges have been identified for NAAC ratings. WiFi will be provided free for all government colleges. Number of professors will be increased to provide quality education to students, he said. Officials of the higher education department will ensure that students have at least 80% attendance in colleges. Professors will also be asked to give their full time and energy to the colleges.
Most of the students’ requirements will be made online. ‘From taking admission in the college till making a demand for duplicate mark sheet of getting a degree- everything will be made online to being more transparency in the system,’ said higher education minister.
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