CM Manohar Lal Khattar said that the state government had been continuously working to promote higher education. He added that education held a mirror to the society and the progress of any society could be measured from the level of education. Discussions were held by hundreds of academicians from the country and abroad on various topics for raising the level of education in the state.
Recently, 21 new colleges were opened at a distance of every 20 kilometre in the state. 27 more places have been identified for opening new colleges, he also said.
"At this 2 day conference, academicians, including those from abroad, have given us various ideas to increase the standard of education and higher education in the state. We have to take care of education right from kindergarten to the post-graduation level. We have the basic infrastructure in place and will work on their suggestions," He said.
He also said the quality of research and courses in the universities should be in keeping with the needs of the industry.
"There is a need to check such universities that are running business in the name of education. We have taken several steps to improve education and Haryana is the first state to introduce teachers' online transfer policy," Khattar said in a statement.