Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (retired) BD Mishra called on Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi on Monday.
Arunachal Pradesh Governor Mishra, who is currently on an official tour to the national capital, discussed various issues regarding higher education in Arunachal Pradesh with HRD Minister Javadekar.
The Governor emphasised that those private universities must not be allowed which don’t meet the standard academic requirements. There must be transparency in establishing private universities, he added.
The Governor, who is the ex-officio President of the NERIST Society, briefed the Union Minister about issues related to the premier technical institute of the State, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli, particularly the vacant post of the Director of the institute. The issues were discussed in detail.
The HRD Minister was very positive and assured the Governor that an early action would be taken to resolve issues related to the NERIST at the earliest.
The Secretary Higher Education, Arunachal Pradesh, Kewal Kumar Sharma along with senior IAS officials was also present on the occasion.