With the aim of providing high-quality education to the students of the State, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced that 1,000 lecturers will be recruited for government colleges across Rajasthan.
A sum of Rs 200 crores is being set aside for the construction of colleges in the state. The decision was taken during the meeting of the Higher Education Department.
Officials have been advised to create a robust mechanism so that all private colleges can smoothly follow the UGC and other parameters. The Chief Minister also stressed the need to speed up recruitment and promotion of vacant jobs. He emphasized that there should be no compromised when it comes to the quality of education in the government colleges.
Higher Education Minister Rajendra Singh Yadav, Chief Secretary Niranjan Arya, Secretary Higher and Technical Education N L Meena were also present at the meeting.
The recruitment for the posts of 1000 lecturers will be carried out with the help of the Rajasthan Public Service Commission.
It was reiterated that the state government’s foremost priority is to provide top-notch higher education to the students of the state.
Ashok Gehlot also announced the launch of a new scheme, ‘Back to Work’, during the discussion meeting for the Finance and Appropriation Bill for the State Budget 2021-22. The state government is going to provide jobs to 15, 000 women in the next three years. The hiring drive will especially help those women who had to quit their work because of personal or family conflicts, and are now looking for jobs.