New Delhi: 27 June :- The Human Resource Development Ministry (HRD) of the Central Government is preparing to start a new education system by abolishing UGC. Regarding this, the HRD Ministry has sought suggestions from different educationists, education related parties and common people. Significantly, the deadline for giving suggestions is up to July 7, 2018. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Government has initiated the process of reforming regulatory agencies in the direction of making better administrative arrangements in the higher education sector. For this purpose, the budget was also announced for the formulation of regulatory framework and the restructuring of the UGC Act.
Take care that the government has already taken many steps under the exercise of improvement in higher education, in which NAC reform, autonomy regulation to the universities, granting autonomous status to colleges, regulation for distance learning, regulation of online degrees Includes. An official attached to the HRD Ministry said that this draft law is in line with the commitment of the government to improve the regulatory system. It emphasizes the overall development of the education system and the initiative to provide more autonomy.
It has mainly emphasized on eliminating unnecessary investigations and making decisions based on merit and making the system transparent. It is noteworthy that the UGC had introduced a new rule only about the college a few days ago. Under this, new rules have been issued for minimum qualification for recruitment and promotion of teachers in universities and colleges. According to these new rules, the PhD has now been made compulsory.