INDIA: Expert panel to prove university autonomyThe Times of India.
The six-member committee, which also has three additional special invitees, has been asked to review the state of institutional autonomy in in academic governance and financial matters.
The panel will recommend mechanism for norm-based funding of central institutions for development and maintenance, with the aim of enhancing their financial autonomy. It will also suggest measures by which institutional autonomy can percolate through to governance structures within universities and to lecturers. It will also decide how to foster accountability so that institutions can function as public institutions.
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