Panchkula : As many as 13 new polytechnics are being constructed in the state that include Government Polytechnics at Indri and Malab (Nuh), Government Polytechnic Mandkola in district Palwal, Government Polytechnic Chhapar (Bhiwani), Government Polytechnic Nanakpur (Panchkula), Government Polytechnic Dhamlawas (Rewari) and Government Polytechnic Sector-26, Panchkula.
The Haryana government on Thursday announced that new polytechnics which will be established in the state would be run in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode in collaboration with leading industrial houses. The move will give a decisive push to technical education and bring the courses offered as per the industry demand.
“These will turn out industry-ready students and ensure hundred per cent placement,” said Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
New scheme for meritorious but poor students
Besides, a new scheme is also being prepared for the meritorious but poor students desirous of getting education in private technical institutes of their choice, said the CM who chaired a meeting of the Technical Education Department. The Technical Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma was also present at the meeting.Under the scheme, 50 per cent fees would be reimbursed by the state government while the remaining would be contributed by the institute under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Officers concerned have been told to prepare criteria for the number of students to be facilitated by the government in getting admission in private technical institutions, said an official release.
Reputed industrial houses to run the polytechnics
The Chief Minister directed officers of the department to invite reputed industrial houses to run the polytechnics by forming societies. While the state government would make available infrastructure and buildings, the polytechnics would be run by these societies, he said.
The chairman of the society would be from the industrial house and to ensure participation of the Panchayati Raj Institutions, chairmen of zila parishads concerned would be made members. Grant-in-aid would also be provided by the state government to these polytechnics as required, he said.
Six new polytechnics to be run by state government
As many as 13 new polytechnics are being constructed in the state out of which six would be run by the state government and the remaining would be managed by such societies. These polytechnics include Government Polytechnics at Indri and Malab (Nuh), Government Polytechnic Mandkola in district Palwal, Government Polytechnic Chhapar (Bhiwani), Government Polytechnic Nanakpur (Panchkula), Government Polytechnic Dhamlawas (Rewari) and Government Polytechnic Sector-26, Panchkula.
As many as 28 government polytechnics are running in the state and ten new institutes are under construction. Besides, there are four government aided polytechnics and two new government engineering colleges are being set up, he said.
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