Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari said, 21 May 2020,
that economic viability is crucial for higher education institutions. These
institutions need to reduce their operating cost without compromising on
was addressing a meeting via video conferencing with the representatives of MIT
ADT University on future of higher education.
upgradation of universities is required
Minister said that upgradation of universities is required, and value based
education is the strength of the society. He further shared that our youth
should understand their strengths and weaknesses and problems faced by them can
be converted into opportunities. He added that enhancing capability of the
youth is critical for the country at this stage.
Gadkari emphasised the need for
integrated approach, effective coordination and team spirit among stakeholders
and urged the industry to have self-confidence and positive attitude to
overcome this challenging phase.
opined that industry should focus more on innovation, entrepreneurship, science
and technology, research skill and experiences to convert the knowledge into
Japan’s offer is an opportunity for
India which should be leveraged.
Minister recalled that Government of Japan has offered special package to its
industries for taking out Japanese investments from China and move elsewhere.
He mentioned that it is an opportunity for India which should be leveraged.
opined that there is need to work on decentralization of industries and focus
on rural, tribal and backward areas of the country. He added that there is need
to explore Agro MSME sector.
government is planning to introduce
vehicle scrappage policy
Minister also stated that the government is planning to introduce vehicle
scrappage policy. Recycling clusters may be started near the ports, which will
boost automobile manufacturing industry in the country.