The big reformation will be going to witness in the education system of Indian as Prime Minister Modi-led government will going to replace University Grants Commission (UGC). Yes, Modi government has announced to replace UGC with new regulator for higher education.
According to the reports, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has also framed a draft legislation to repeal the UGC Act, 1956. Besides, the HRD ministry has also asked a public opinion and their suggestions over this decision till 7th July. Reportedly, the new act will be called as the Higher Education Commission of India Act, 2018.
However, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar took to Twitter to share the information with everyone.
Here’s what he wrote on the micro-blogging site:
Under the leadership of PM @narendramodi has embarked on a process of reforms of the regulatory agencies for better administration of the HE sector. In a landmark decision, a draft Act for repeal of #UGC & setting up #HECI (Higher Education Commission of India) has been prepared.— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) June 27, 2018
After this tweet, he also posted some other tweets also in which he described the repeal of UGC with HEC (Higher Education Commission of India).
He said that ‘The draft Act is in accordance with the commitment of govt for reforming the regulatory systems that provide more autonomy to HE institutes to promote excellence & facilitate the holistic growth of the education system.’
Check out his tweets:
The transformation of the regulatory set up is based upon the principles -— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) June 27, 2018
Minimum government & Maximum governance, Separation of grant functions, End of inspection raj, Focus on academic quality, Powers to enforce. #SaafNiyatSahiVikas #48MonthsofTransformingIndia @ugc_india
My appeal to all educationists, stakeholders & others to furnish their comments & suggestions by 7th july 2018 till 5 p.m & mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) June 27, 2018
The draft Act is available at https://t.co/mWtT2IORIk @ugc_india @HRDMinistry #SaafNiyatSahiVikas
Well, Javadekar also appealed to all educationists, stakeholders & others to furnish to give their comments and suggestion by 7th July 2018 till 5 p.m.
Here’s how you can send your suggestion and opinion to the HRD Ministry:
People who are interested in sending their suggestion to the HRD Ministry they can email at email@example.com till 7th July before 5:00 pm.
As per the reports by Economic Times, the HECI Act, 2018 likely to piloted in Parliament in the upcoming monsoon session.