HRD Ministry set to replace UGC with Higher Education Commission of India
Union HRD Ministry decided to replace University Grants Commission with Higher Education Commission of India.
Higher Education Commission of India would focus solely on academic matters. Monetary grants would be the purview of the ministry, according to the draft.
The Act will be called Higher Education Commission of India Act, 2018 (Repeal of University Grants Commission Act).
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HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has asked all educationists, stakeholders and the general public to give comments and suggestions before 5 pm on July 7 on the draft , which has been released on the ministry’s website.