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No dearth of funds for education: Jakhar

THE GOVERNOR and Chancellor of universities Dr Balram Jakhar has today said that there would be no dearth of finances for education and academic research, especially for students of SC, ST, OBC and financially backward students. He was addressing a meeting on the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Social Science Institute, Mhow, held at Raj Bhavan today. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was present at the meeting.

india Updated: Feb 03, 2006 01:21 IST

THE GOVERNOR and Chancellor of universities Dr Balram Jakhar has today said that there would be no dearth of finances for education and academic research, especially for students of SC, ST, OBC and financially backward students. He was addressing a meeting on the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Social Science Institute, Mhow, held at Raj Bhavan today. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was present at the meeting.

Speaking further, the Governor said that all efforts would be made to fulfil the financial needs in education sector. There are immense potential of development in the State and the thing needed is continuing research and new thoughts, the Governor said adding that proper utilisation of money should be ensured for best results.

CM Chouhan said that the results of the research conducted by the institute should be apprised to the government so that they could be properly implemented as parts of policies and programmes.

He said that the development plans should be suitable for the time thus new attitudes and new thoughts should keep coming in.

Women and Child Welfare Minister Kusum Singh Mehdale, Higher Education Minister Jagdish Dewda, Chief Secretary Rakesh Sahni, Principal Secretary Finance Sumit Bose, SC and ST Welfare Principal Secretary R N Berwa, Secretary to Governor Bhupal Singh and Secretary to CM Anurag Jain were present at the meeting.

Director General of the Social Science Institute S K Das talked about the objectives and activities of the institute. During the meeting a number of proposals were put forth and passed.

They included regarding the implementation of the UGC Career Advancement Scheme, hike in fellowship for the M Phil and Ph D scholars, approval of budget for supply of Narmada Water, bus facilities and others. It was decided that the rules of the institute would be integrated and the next meeting would be held in April to approve the budget for next session.