main-building-at-nightIITs to Start Induction Event for Freshers

DAILY NEWS AND ANALYSIS (April 29, 2017)

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will soon have an extensive induction programme for freshers in order to acclimate them to the new environment. This decision was taken in order to make students more comfortable and prevent incidents of on-campus suicide. The decision was taken in a meeting of the IIT Council on Friday, with the council discussing the rising incidents of student suicides for the first time. The meeting was chaired by HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and attended by the Directors of the seven older IITs. (Read More)