Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar at a press briefing in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar at a press briefing in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)

Take part in NIRF India rankings process or face fund cut: Javadekar to public institutions

Participation in the NIRF India rankings was earlier optional.
Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 04:50 PM IST

The HRD Ministry has made participation by public institutions in the national institutional ranking framework (NIRF) mandatory from next year, Union minister Prakash Javadekar announced on Tuesday.

“And, those public institutions which will not take part in it will face fund cut,” the human resource development (HRD) minister said.

He was addressing a function to announce the names of best institutions under the NIRF. This is the third edition of the ranking.

Participation in the ranking framework was earlier optional.

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