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Sixth pay scale for University lecturers Effecting from 01.01.2006, the Karnataka Government has introduced sixth pay scale to all University lecturers. Lecturers’ community feels that it is one of the revolutionary steps taken by the minister.

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Pupil centric Education system As Higher Education Minister, Arvind Limbavali initiated consultative meetings with intellectuals, artists, educationists and scholars to evolve student centric learning pedagogy. Several student centric programs were organized. A round table conference was organized with leading educationists of the state to discuss the formalities to bring in the higher education under Nation Council for Higher education and Research recommended law. The representing observation and opinions of the state was submitted to the union Government along with state’s suggestions.

International knowledge sharing program

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Under an International Knowledge sharing initiative, Education department had arrangements with University of Deaken, Australia, Ghent University in Belgium and some of other international universities and student and scholars received learner centric programs accordingly.

Special grants to Kannada Departments For two years now, the Government made budgetary provision of 2 crore to each University to encourage research work in the field of Kannada language, literature and culture. This provision marks official classical language status to Kannada Language.

Necessary steps to improve enrolment in Higher Education

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With renowned Educationist of India Prof. Yashpal

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A moment with Union HRD minister Sri Kapil Sibal and HRD minister for state Smt. Purandhareshwari

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With AICTE chairman Sri Mantha in New Delhi.

India, even though country with a huge youth population, only 12.5% youth is enrolled in higher education. It is much less when compared with global ratio. Keeping 15% as a target, supportive measures are taken. These efforts of Arvind Limbavali has yielded fruits and the GER of Karnataka has risen now to a phenomenal 17%.

MAHADEVAPURA JANAHITA

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ARVIND LIMBAVALI JANAHITA ENGLISH  

A book on the developmental activities carried out by Shri Arvind Limbavali in Mahadevapura Assembly Constituency during 2008-12. The book...

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