30 June,2018 Daily Editorial Analysis By Nitin Singh Raipu
Reform 101 More thought is needed on the proposed University Grants Commission regulatory body for higher education The provisions of the new Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) Bill drafted by the Centre. *There were 864 recognised universities and 40,026 colleges in the country in 2016-17, while the gross enrolment ratio of students was only about 26%. There were only 20 universities and 500 colleges at the time of Independence. Abbreviation UGC 1956 New Delhi India D.P. Singh Formation Headquarters Location Chairman Affiliations . . The Centre should give sufficient time to academic, the teaching community and society at large to submit considered opinions on the draft proposals Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, NCERT Website www.ugc.ac.in
The Yash Pal Committee had recommended that they should be brought under the ambit of a single commission. Among the more contentious issues arising out of the draft Bill is the Centre's Ministry decision to shift grantgiving powers for higher education institutions to the of Human Resource Development The UGC has been doing this so far, covering a variety of functions, and whatever the flaws, considerations. it ensured a separation of funding decisions from political
GER of select states Higher education is challenged States today by fastpaced technological changes affecting the economy and the need to create a workforce that has the requisite skills There is a positive attempt in the draft legislation to weed out degree mills and dubious training institutions, with a provision for prosecution and imprisonment of management officials who defy the HECI 2015-16 2016-17 Tamil Nadu 44349 302 Uttar Pradesh24.524.9 . Maharashtra 29.9 19.6 143 24.5 144 252 har All India
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