Govt to Revamp Engg Courses

HYDERABAD: The state government is thinking of revamping engineering education in the state by giving it an industry orientation. Information technology minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah has a

Published: 03rd February 2012 04:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 05:48 PM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: The state government is thinking of revamping engineering education in the state by giving it an industry orientation.

Information technology minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah has asked the Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education chairman P.Jayaprakash Rao, principal secretary (Information Technology & Communications) Sanjay Jaju and AP Society for Knowledge Networks chief executive officer Amarnath Reddy Atmakuri to hold a meeting with all vice-chancellors and bring about in radical changes to the engineering education in the state.

A committee was constituted by the chief secretary to work out modalities in this regard.

A meeting was held at the AP State Council for Higher Education and a follow-up meeting with Ponnala Lakshmaiah.

The committee members are- convener Amarnath Reddy, JNTUH vice-chancellor Rameshwara Rao, JNTUK vice-chancellor Tulasi Ram Das, JNTU incharge vice-chancellor and Osmania University vicechancellor Satyanarayana.

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