Aadhaar helped identify 80,000 ‘ghost’ teachers in higher education institutions | India News
NEW DELHI: Obligatory Aadhaar disclosure in the course of the All India Survey on Increased Schooling 2016-17 (AISHE) revealed that there are over 80,000 lecturers who’re college members of three or extra larger schooling establishments within the nation. This was disclosed by the Human Useful resource Growth minister Prakash Javadekar, on the launch of the ultimate AISHE 2016-17 report on Friday.
The HRD ministry has recognized round 80,000 “ghost” lecturers in numerous faculties and universities throughout the nation after the introduction of Aadhaar. To date, 85% of the lecturers have given their Aadhaar numbers, and the ministry believes that the quantity would enhance when all of the lecturers comply.
“There are specific ‘ghost’ lecturers who use proxy strategies and are apparently educating at a number of locations as full-time workers. After the introduction of Aadhaar, 80,000 such lecturers have been recognized and motion will probably be taken in opposition to them,” Javadekar stated.
The minister, nevertheless, clarified that none of those lecturers are from any central universities. “The ghost lecturers haven’t been recognized in any central universities however in some state varsities and personal ones,” he stated.
The HRD ministry has requested all varsities to hunt Aadhaar quantity from all workers and college students to make sure that there isn’t any duplication.
“Sharing Aadhaar quantity is like sharing your cellular quantity or Electronic mail ID. Sharing your cellular quantity does not imply the individual you give it to can see your textual content messages. Aadhaar works the identical method. It’s protected,” Javadekar stated.
The report additionally highlighted the expansion within the sector because the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) now stands at 25.5% as in opposition to 21.5%, 5 years in the past. In final 5 years, the GER of the Muslims and different minority communities has been sluggish. From four.15% GER of the Muslim youth (age group of 18-23 years) in 2012-13, it’s simply four.90% in 2016-17. Equally, the GER progress for different minority teams has been zero.33% in the identical interval.
The survey additionally signifies that in final 5 years, the scholar inhabitants of upper schooling between the age of 18 and 23 has elevated by 35 lakh. Whereas there are simply 9.three% faculties solely for ladies, there are 15 ladies unique universities throughout 10 states.
There has additionally been a major enhance within the variety of universities and faculties in final 5 years, with the state non-public and public universities having the most important share. Among the many faculties too, majority of them are privately owned.
Bengaluru has emerged as the key schooling hub with the most important cluster of faculties (1025), adopted by Jaipur and Hyderabad with 635 and 487 faculties respectively, the report said.
The survey covers virtually all the upper schooling establishments throughout the nation. Recognized nodal officers from every establishment are primarily answerable for gathering and importing the info on AISHE portal in a secured setting.
Javadekar additionally launched “Gurujan” – a portal for info on lecturers.