Hari Gautam Panel to review the status of UGC
A four-member Committee under the chairmanship of former UGC chairman Hari Gautam has been constituted by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) with a view to review the present status of Universities Grants Commission’s (UGC).
The panel will recommend ways to restructure and reorganize the Commission to upgrade its performance in order to meet desired objectives.
The panel has been assigned 14 items for review, which include performance evaluation of UGC in coordinating and determining standards of education in universities, conducting an audit of its regulatory reach and identifying its strengths and weaknesses in this regard. The committee will submit its report within six months.