Bhubaneswar: All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE) on Friday directed all affiliated institutions to strictly follow the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Education for holding online/ virtual conferences, seminars and training programs.
Earlier in January, the Ministry of Education had revised the guidelines for holding online/ virtual conferences/ seminars/ training etc in consultation with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
Ministry or Department, Public Sector Undertakings, Central Educational Institutions, Public Funded Universities or an organization owned and controlled by the Government of India/ State Government/ UT, should take the approval of its Administrative Secretary for the event as well as for the list of participants.
– While giving permission, the Ministry should ensure that the subject matter for online events is not related to the security of State, Border, North East States, UT of J&K Ladakh or any other issues which are clearly/ purely related to India’s internal matter/s
– Full compliance to India’s existing provisions of IT data security, personal data, and protection to other sensitive information should be ensured.