Higher Education Minister Shri Laxmikant Sharma has demanded the Central Government to implement a new national policy on education. Addressing 58th meeting of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE), Shri Sharma said that there is a need of hour to enforce new policy in view of rapid transformation at national and international education level. He also stressed on giving more importance to Hindi medium in the course of medical and engineering programmes to be run by proposed Hindi University under National Education Policy. Central Human Resources Development Minister Shri Kapil Sibbal delivered introductory address at the meeting.Higher Education Minister Shri Laxmikant Sharma raised his objections on reports, books and agenda in English said that all these should be provided in Hindi. Speaking on the agenda of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Sharma said that Madhya Pradesh Government is agree with the recommendations of vice chancellors of various conferences. He also suggested for improvement of present system of affiliation to the institutes of higher education. The Minister urged to open colleges under public-private partnership mode. Shri Sharma suggested the Government to formulate a separate policy to open colleges and university in remote areas. Discussing about the success of e-governance in college and universities in Madhya Pradesh, Shri Sharma said that online admission system has been initiated in colleges from this year. He welcomed the decision of sharing suggestions among universities.
Higher Education Minister Shri Sharma said that there should be provisions in national policy for the writing and publication of books with a view to providing text materials to the students of higher and technical educations. He underlined the need for providing books in simple books in order to expand education.
Shri Sharma will take part in a conference of Ministers of Technical Education on June 8.