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Haryana cabinet approves amendments in Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University Act

Chandigarh, July 25 (UNI) Haryana Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal, here today, has approved amendments in the Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University Act, 2016 to effectively discharge various functions of the university as per national and international requirements of skill courses to be started from the academic session 2017-18.
Amendments include those relating to powers and functions of the university to create posts of Directors, Principals, university teachers, non-vacation academic staff, non-teaching skilled, administrative and ministerial staff and other posts required by the university, prescribe their qualifications, experience and pay scales, and make appointments. It would also enable establishment, maintenance and management, wherever necessary, of Knowledge Resource Centre, university extension boards, information bureaus and employment guidance bureaus autonomous evaluation boards.
The state government would constitute a selection committee consisting of one nominee of the Chancellor and two nominees of the Executive Council, three months prior to the expiry of term of Vice-Chancellor, which would prepare a panel of at least three names, from which the Chancellor would appoint the Vice-Chancellor on the advice of the Government.
The Academic Council would be amended to the Skill Council, which would be the principal academic body of the university and subject to the provisions of this Act, Statutes and Ordinances, would coordinate and exercise general supervisions over all academic and skill training policies of the university.
Amendments would be made in ordinances and their scope to keep the courses subsidised for the first three years from the start of the course as the university would be in its infancy. The amendments would enable starting an apprenticeship programme which has fund to promote work study programme and provides stipend to the students.
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First public meet of Congress-NCP-PRP in Nanded on Feb 20

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