Bill to replace UGC, AICTE with Higher Education Commission of India to be introduced before Cabinet in October
Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank' had informed Parliament in July that the HECI will promote the quality of academic instruction, maintenance of academic standards and encourage autonomy of good performing educational institutions for free pursuit of knowledge, innovation, skills and entrepreneurship
PM Narendra Modi to address IIT-Bombay convocation ceremony today; student groups question govt's 'anti-student politics'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Mumbai on Saturday to participate in two events at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B).
In June, the HRD Ministry had announced its decision to replace the UGC with the HECI by repealing the UGC Act, 1951
'No need to disband UGC,' says Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami, opposing Centre's Higher Education Commission Bill
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has expressed ‘strong’ opposition to the Centre’s draft Bill on HECI, which would replace the existing UGC
Tamil Nadu govt assures Opposition of protecting state's interest as Centre plans to replace UGC with HECI
The HRD ministry had last week proposed to replace the apex higher education regulator UGC with the Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) by repealing the UGC Act, 1951
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan says Centre's move to replace UGC with HECI will restrict role of states in education sector
The Centre's 'unilateral' decision to do away with the apex higher education regulator, UGC and replace it with the HECI will lead to far-reaching repercussions in the field of higher education, he said