With the HRD ministry exploring the possibilities of utilising the reach of social media in education sector to boost innovation and placements, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today discussed a range of issues with Linkedin CEO Jeff Weiner.
Emerging from the meeting Javadekar said it was fruitful discussion adding that the ministry is open to good ideas.
“We had very fruitful discussion and we are sure there are many things which we can do jointly and we are interested in increasing research and innovation and relevant teaching and placements thereafter to happen in all college campuses and all our technical institutes,” Javadekar said.
“We have more than 10,000 engineering colleges, therefore we have discussed many things and our AICTE and our department ministry will definitely work with good ideas,” he added.
Linkedin CEO Weiner said he was excited to meet the HRD minister and said that Linkedin is focusing on making products in India and for India.