PM Modi’s Varanasi visit, with BJP CMs in attendance, showcases ‘Team Modi’ ahead of assembly elections. His message was unmistakable: People must overcome prejudices, if any, against CMs for Modi to implement his agenda. The high-octane political optics sets the tone not just for Yogi 2022 but also Modi 2024.
Engineering colleges must reboot curricula. Continuing ban on new institutes the right call
The government decision to continue the ban on opening new engineering colleges is the right call. Existing colleges don’t have enough takers and most new graduates need further learning, training when employed. Engineering colleges need to reboot their curricula and focus on emerging areas like AI, robotics and machine learning.