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‘No changes in reservation system’: Javadekar

Javadekar informs to have no change in reservation system in new education policy

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Oct 21 2016 12:38PM | Updated Date: Oct 21 2016 12:41PM

‘No changes in reservation system’: Javadekar

As the government is on the brim of finalizing new education policy, Minister of Human Resource development, Prakash Javadekar says that government has no plans to introduce changes in the system of reservation as it is the right constitution provides them. 

The government is yet to place draft of the policy before Union Cabinet for debate.  
As per the minister, government seeks for suggestions from Chief Ministers of all the states regarding the formation of new education policy.
Highlighting some of the challenges education system faces, Javadekar says that, more than 20 lakh teaching posts across the country are lying vacant from Kindergarten to College level. The posts also include vacancies in IITs.
He further added by saying that about five lakh temporary teachers are engaged in imparting education in the country and there are more than 85 lakh posts of teachers till the junior college level in the country.