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Govt proposes complete overhaul of UGC, plans to set up single regulator

The government was earlier planning a single regulator to oversee technical education, teachers' training and the tasks performed by UGC

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Paving the way for major reforms, the Narendra Modi government has proposed a new Act, which will help India replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) with an all-powerful higher education body.

The new Act will be called the Higher Education Commission of India Act, 2018 (Repeal of University Grants Commission Act). The Centre has proposed a complete overhaul of UGC and is planning to set up the Higher Education Commission of India (HECI).

The HRD Ministry has asked educationists, the general public and other stakeholders to give comments and suggestions before 5 pm on July 7 on the draft, which

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First Published: Jun 28 2018 | 11:38 AM IST

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