Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar will meet all the directors of various Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at IIM Shillong on Tuesday. During his visit, he will discuss about the proposed IIM Autonomy Bill.
The bill will be implemented in nineteen IIM’s, allowing them to award degrees instead of diplomas for their IIMs for their two-year programmes. The draft law is framed on the IIT Act and has been under consideration for more than one year now.
The September 20 meeting, however is being seen to be an essential stride forward as far as choosing the result as every one of the Directors will introduce their stand on the draft bill. Atanu Rakshit, Director of IIM Rohtak, says: "Different Directors will show their stand on the bill and alongside it a few information identified with the establishment. We are seeking after a positive result from the meeting."
The bill likewise offers self-sufficiency to establishments to "lower the expense of training and to improve the range of the instruction by utilization of data and correspondence innovation." However, it has set out the state of taking earlier endorsement of the legislature before rolling out improvements in the charge structure. The expense part was one where authorities at IIM Ahmedabad, the most established IIM, had a restriction. Keeping in mind the end goal to take proposals from IIM-An employees and Director, Javadekar had held a shut entryway meeting with them on Saturday.
"The reactions have been empowering", Javadekar had said after the meeting. He additionally told columnists that an exceptional board will survey the recommendation on September 30 and afterward frame a draft which will further be coursed for development.
The thirteen old IIMs, including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Indore, Kozhikode, Shillong, Ranchi, Rohtak, Raipur, Tiruchirappalli, Kashipur, Udaipur, and the six new ones, including Visakhapatnam, Bodh Gaya, Rohtak, Sirmaur, Rau and Nagpur, will have the capacity to honor degrees to its understudies once the new IIM Bill is passed in the Cabinet.