11-13-2014, 08:21 PM
To improve the quality of teaching in schools across the state, the Department of Higher Education began training center faculty.
"The center is created at the price of Rs. 100 crore for the government College of Technology in Coimbatore. All colleges and universities across the state will be invited to send their faculty for training in various fields, »Hemant Kumar Sinha, Chief Secretary of the Ministry of Higher Education, said on the sidelines of FICCI in the conference on" New Paradigms in Higher Education - 2014 'here on Friday .
The Government is in the process of creating digital libraries able to help students access to digital books worldwide. "Libraries will initially be set up in two places in Chennai at a cost of Rs. 1.68 crore, "said Mr Sinha.
In addition the government is also negotiating with several countries, including the United States, Latvia, Slovenia, Australia and Singapore for the exchange of teachers and students, he said.
In the function, Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, stressed the need for project-based learning for college students and said colleges should focus on entrepreneurship.
Day of the conference was part of FICCI Tamil Nadu State Council efforts to promote the education sector in the state. Conference was given to research and development, education and employment, as well as teaching and learning, the release said.