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
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
Prakash Karat reacts to Centre's proposal to abolish UGC, says 'toxic fusion' of neo-liberalism and Hindutva emerging in education
Accusing the government of fusing "neo-liberalism" and "Hindutva" in education, the CPM on Thursday called upon students, teachers and people in general to oppose the Centre's education policies.
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
Centre to scrap UGC: Academicians slam move, say it will increase govt interference in higher education
The HRD Ministry had announced its decision to replace the UGC with the Higher Education Commission of India by repealing the UGC Act, 1951.
Centre for 'more autonomy' in learning institutes, to replace UGC with Higher Education Commission of India
The proposed Higher Education Commission of India would focus solely on academic matters and monetary grants would be under the purview of the ministry, according to the draft.