Thursday, June 05, 2008
meeting with IIT and IIM directors
Government today held a high-level meeting with IIT and IIM directors to gauge the preparedness of their institutes for implementing the OBC quota in the current academic year.The meeting between directors of the Indian Institutes of Technology, Indian Institutes of Management and HRD Ministry officials went into details about the infrastructural requirements for increased students.The current academic year is starting from July 20. Earlier also the IITs have said that they have a space crunch and other infrastructural problems. Among seven IITs, the one in Delhi, which is the smallest, is hard pressed with an early deadline to accommodate the increased number of students.