Tamil Nadu introduces 163 new courses in Arts and Science colleges

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TN introduces 163 new courses in Arts and Science

Chennai, Aug 4: As part of her government's effort to give a boost to the Higher Education sector, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has proposed introducing 163 new courses in Arts and Science colleges in the state this year.

This will include 62 M.Phil and 52 Ph.d courses besides those in UG and PG streams, she informed the Tamil Nadu Assembly.

Jayalalithaa said that since taking over in 2011, her government had introduced 797 new courses, which had attracted more students and resulting in Gross Enrolment Ratio reaching 38.2%.

Making a number of announcements in the Higher education department, she proposed filling up of over 1,100 teaching vacancies in various government colleges through Teachers' Recruitment Board.

Further, a premier teachers' training institute located in Chennai will be moved to a sprawling premises near the city at Karappakkam and a building will be constructed at a cost of Rs 95 crore for this purpose, she said.

Her other announcements included fund allocation to premier educational institutions including Anna University towards upgrading infrastructure and a new Arts and Science college at Mayiladuthurai.

PTI

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