Modi government to install single HE regulatorThe Economic Times.
The decision to go ahead with this radical change, long advocated by experts but never implemented, was taken after a meeting on education chaired by the prime minister in early March. If required, and since setting up a new regulator may take some time, amendments to existing rules will be considered as an interim reform measure.
Senior officials who spoke off record told The Economic Times that work is on at a rapid pace to frame the Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency legislation. One senior official said replacing the University Grants Commission and the All India Council for Technical Education by a single regulator will be the “cleanest, most sweeping reform” that will “eliminate all overlaps in jurisdiction and also do away with regulatory provisions that may no longer be relevant”.
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