India’s first AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy to be at Jaipur

Highlights:

  • All India Council for Technical Education will establish country’s first AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy in Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan.
  • Moreover, tree more ATAL academies will come at Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Guwahati (Assam) and Baroda (Gujarat) by next year.
  • ATAL Academy academies will provide upgraded teaching methods and modules to make technical education more effective and accountable.
  • The training will be mandatory for new teachers from 2019.
  • AICTE is statutory body established in November 1945. 
  • It comes under aegis of Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development.
  • It is national-level council for technical education responsible for planning and coordination of technical education and management of education system in the country. 
  • It accredits graduate and post graduate programs at Indian institutions. 
  • It is headquartered in New Delhi.