Primary and Secondary Education – RTE, Education Policy, SEQI, RMSA, Committee Reports, etc.

Centre agrees to most of IIMs’ demands on autonomy

  1. News: The Union human resources development (HRD) ministry has agreed to most of the demands on autonomy made by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in the proposed IIM Bill
  2. Context: IIMs had been on a confrontation course with the HRD ministry for over a year over the IIM bill provisions
  3. The HRD ministry will have negligible or no say in matters such as key recruitments except director, composition of the board of governors, the number of government nominees on the board and the powers of a coordination forum
  4. Fee determination: Now it completely rests with the IIMs and the ministry will have no say
  5. Earlier, the bill had proposed to give the HRD ministry the final say on such matters
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