After facing volley of questions on the social media platforms following the selection of Jio Institute, which even does not have a website, as the Institute of Eminence, the government has come up with clarification. The Ministry of HRD in a tweet has clarified criteria of selection. Here is the Tweet:
In response to some misinformation campaign in social media regarding “Institutes of Eminence”, please find herewith clarifications on commonly raised questions #InstituteofEminence pic.twitter.com/K6IB5ILpfb
— Ministry of HRD (@HRDMinistry) July 9, 2018
Twitter and Facebook were flooded with posts criticising the HRD Ministry after it announced the list of 6 institutions that get Institute of Eminence list.