Tag: Jio Institute

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  • Act III: Letters of inexplicable intent

    Act III: Letters of inexplicable intent

    Facts, unfortunately, come in the way of the narrative by HRD Minister and his officials that the non-existent Jio Institute and the long-running five other institutions of distinction chosen for Institute of Eminence tag have been treated differently

    August 3, 2018
  • Act II: Policy makers and protagonists

    Act II: Policy makers and protagonists

    The presentation made by the Reliance Foundation’s Jio Institute was led by Mr Mukesh Ambani and his Adviser, Mr Vinay Sheel Oberoi, a 1979 batch IAS officer who had retired in 2017 as Secretary in the HRD Ministry, under which the UGC operates and the one that appointed the Empowered Experts Committee which selected the Institutions of Eminence.

    August 2, 2018
  • A farce in three acts

    A farce in three acts

    ACT 1 | A POLICY TAILOR MADE FOR JIO INSTITUTE — A Statesman special report

    August 1, 2018
  • Jio-IoE row: UGC axes EEC report from its website

    Jio-IoE row: UGC axes EEC report from its website

    UGC resolution on EEC's report has also been mysteriously taken off the UGC's website.

    July 31, 2018
  • Arvind Kejriwal slams Modi govt, Congress, Ambani over Jio Institute ‘eminence’ tag

    Arvind Kejriwal slams Modi govt, Congress, Ambani over Jio Institute ‘eminence’ tag

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took a jibe at the Centre with a tweet hinting at businessman-politician nexus in the country.

    July 11, 2018
  • ‘Eminent’ tag to ‘non-existent’ Jio Institute: Here is what MHRD says

    ‘Eminent’ tag to ‘non-existent’ Jio Institute: Here is what MHRD says

    The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has clarified the status of ‘Institute of Eminence’ following a controversy that erupted over Jio Institute qualifying for the tag along with IITs, even though the institute backed by Reliance Foundation doesn’t yet exist.

    July 10, 2018