New Delhi: The Human Resource Development Ministry has announced on Monday that it will personally take an interest in all complaints of corruption against the IITs.
In an official statement, the Ministry has decreed that complaints of corruption against the Indian Institutes of Technology should be made to the Chief Vigilance Officer of the HRD Ministry.
The statement also listed several other organisations, in addition to the IITs, against which complaints can be made directly to the CVO.
These organisations included central universities, Indian Institutes of Information Technology, National Institutes of Technology, and even the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), with which most schools of the country are affiliated.
The University Grants Commission (UGC), the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and the National Council for Teacher Education have also been listed, as are several other central educational institutions such as the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan and the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), whose history text-books have come under a lot of flak in previous years.
Complaints can be directed to the Chief Vigilance Officer or Under Secretary (Vigilance), C Wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi – 110001.
With inputs from UNI