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TSR Subramanian Committee- UGC

  1. Context: T.S.R. Subramanian committee for a new national education policy submitted its report to Ministry of Human Resource Development
  2. Rec: The law that set up the higher education regulator University Grants Commission (UGC) be allowed to lapse as the new overarching higher education management law is enacted
  3. Why? UGC has been unable to effectively implement its regulations aimed at ensuring the quality of higher education in the country over the years
  4. Alternative: The UGC could be revamped, made considerably leaner and thinner
  5. It could be the nodal point for administration of the proposed National Higher
  6. Education Fellowship Programme, without any other promotional or regulatory function
  7. Specialised functions should be undertaken by specialised bodies
  1. Context: T.S.R. Subramanian committee for a new national education policy submitted its report to Ministry of Human Resource Development
  2. Rec: The law that set up the higher education regulator University Grants Commission (UGC) be allowed to lapse as the new overarching higher education management law is enacted
  3. Why? UGC has been unable to effectively implement its regulations aimed at ensuring the quality of higher education in the country over the years
  4. Alternative: The UGC could be revamped, made considerably leaner and thinner
  5. It could be the nodal point for administration of the proposed National Higher
  6. Education Fellowship Programme, without any other promotional or regulatory function
  7. Specialised functions should be undertaken by specialised bodies
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