Union Government makes it compulsory for scientists to take on lectures in Public schools & colleges
Over 5,000 “highly accomplished” scientists employed with numerous departments under the Science and Technology Ministry will dedicate time to teach students of many schools and colleges in the country. It would be “mandatory” for the scientists various departments to essentially, formally, take lecture classes in schools and colleges.
Scientists working in different central organizations including the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will assume 12 hours of lecture classes in an academic year in public-funded schools and colleges throughout the country. This will be executed in synchronization with the Union Ministry of Human Resources Development. This is a kind of arrangement of free of any honorarium and it will be part of the duty the scientists.