India plans to give autonomy to good universitiesPress Trust of India.
"Universities that encourage innovation would be given support by the Centre [central government]. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aim is to have innovation hubs across the country," he said. "We will support good universities by giving autonomy and reduce regulation, while universities that are not performing well would be heavily regulated. The government would, however, extend support to upgrade those," Javadekar said.
Asserting that the country can make progress only through innovation, Javadekar said the central government could come up with plans of partnerships between universities and industries to encourage innovation.
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