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Single edu agency for all disciplines on the cards

DNDEL6004 | 6/19/2017 | Author : Kritika Sharma | WC :417

NITI Aayog is working on a plan to merge UGC and the 15 different councils

New Delhi: If central government’s plans of setting up a single higher education authority materialise, institutions of different discipline including engineering, architecture and others will be governed/guided by a single regulator. The plan is to merge University Grants Council and the 15 different councils into one.
Currently there are different bodies that guide institutions of different disciplines like Medical Council of India governs medical education institutes, Architecture Council of India manages architecture institutions, the All India Council for Technical Education governs and guides engineering and other technical institutions. Once the single agency is formed all these institutions will be governed by one um
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