Government-run government arts college at the National University of Arts and Culture in Pudukottai Tamil Nadu.
(AP photo/Minty Das)As students are preparing for the 2019-20 academic year, the first of several changes are coming to the educational landscape in India.
While the government is moving towards an “open college model,” the issue of women’s access to the institutions has been controversial, with some institutions opting to offer an open admission option for students.
The first change to the government’s education system will be the establishment of the National Institute of Educational Sciences (NISA).
NISA is the largest private-funded education institution in the country.
The NISA, which will open this year, will be a government-owned university and will serve as the gateway to higher education.
The institute will be run by the NITI Aayog, a government department that provides strategic advice to the Union government on various issues of state.
The institutes aim to bring more women into the workforce, according to the National Initiative for Women in the Information Technology Sector, or NIIWS, a non-profit organization.
In a new document, the institute says the goal of its education is to promote the participation of women in science and technology, and to give them the opportunity to become entrepreneurs.
It also says that NISA will encourage women entrepreneurs and develop them into businesswomen.
It also says the institute is “open to all women.”
In a statement to CBC News, NIIWT president Ritu Pratap Yadav said that while there will be some changes to NISA’s policies, they will be “based on an open, non-discriminatory and inclusive model for all students, irrespective of their gender identity.”
The NIIWS says NISA aims to be an institution where women can “get a job and start a business.”
“It is a unique opportunity for women to enter into a career path in which they can build an entrepreneurial spirit and build a business of their own,” Yadav added.
The institute also plans to increase the number of women graduates in the NISA to 70 per cent of all its graduates.
Yadav says the university will also set up a Women Entrepreneurship Institute.
“We are in talks with women entrepreneurs who want to get involved in entrepreneurship to help them in the journey,” she said.
While the NIIwS is a non, it is the government that is running NISA.
In April, the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) had announced a five-year plan for the institution.
A draft report on NISA had been circulated among the NDA government.NCAer’s draft report has been released, and will be shared with the government, according of the NIAER website.
The report, however, has yet to be approved.
In the draft, the report says Nisa will be focused on helping women develop their skills and develop their business models.
“It will also provide a platform for women entrepreneurs to get a job in the IT sector, and also to start a small business,” said Yadav.
The draft also states that the NISA will be based on the idea of a “progressive, open and inclusive approach to education and to promote diversity among students.”
The report says the NISE will be an inclusive institution.
“The vision of NISE is that NISE provides students with a platform to pursue their education in a positive and inclusive manner, based on a progressive, open, and inclusive view of education,” the report reads.
The National Council for Applied Economic Reasearch (NCARD), an industry association, says that there are already around 1,000 NISE graduates.
“In India, there are more than 2,000 government-managed colleges with an average enrolment of 5,000 students,” said NCARD’s director Rajan Singh.
“They are the first in India to have an institution with a comprehensive programme of mentoring and training for women and minorities.”