Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister, HRD visited PES University for an interactive meeting on 07/05/2018 at 4:00 PM. All the faculty of PES institutions participated in the meeting presided by Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor , PES University and in the august presence of Prof. D Jawahar, Pro Chancellor, PES University. Shri Prakash Javadekar gave an overview of government’s initiatives, new programs that have been implemented and working well to improve the dispensation of education in India. He informed that Swayam program that includes course work, lectures and materials freely available for 1032 courses; gyan program in which 800 professors from 62 different countries helping in teaching and delivering lectures; a hackathon program in which good number of problem statements work with professors who mentor them for 3 months and as of now 54 solutions are at final stages of development. While stressing research and innovation he said that prosperity by innovation is best, He requested institutes that are known for quality education should help other institutions. Teacher training is also important step so that teachers to be agents of change and good teachers change society. While voting Person, Party and Principle (3 P’s) should get priority. Shri Javadekar ji also took questions from audience and gave answers during the interaction session and also requested to give constructive suggestions that will be definitely considered and help change for the good.