Panel reports on colleges to go online

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Rattled by several higher educational institutions with appalling infrastructural and academic facilities being granted university status (including deemed universities), the Union ministry of human resources development (MHRD) has directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to make public inspection reports submitted by expert committees.

According to a communication issued by MHRD joint secretary Sunil Kumar, the UGC will have to place the reports of its expert committees which inspect universities or institutions on its website. The order covers both central/state universities and deemed universities.

The ministry has in its communication admitted that while the central government respects the academic autonomy of the university system, it is at the same time “concerned about certain practices adopted that could damage the creditability of the entire university system.”  Read More >>

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