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Lok Sabha passes NIT amendment bill

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016.

The bill was introduced by Union Human Resources and Development Minister Prakash Javadekar in the lower house.

"Improvement in education quality is a top priority for this government and all necessary actions are being taken in this regard," Javadekar said while concluding the hour-long discussion on the bill.

Participating in the discussion, members from different parties raised concerns over issues like shortage of quality technical institutes, brain drain, suicide on campuses and lack of quality teachers.

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First Published: Tue, March 28 2017. 17:56 IST
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