HECI Bill

Higher education in peril

Print edition : August 17, 2018

At the convocation of IIT Madras on July 20. Photo: K.V. Srinivasan

The move to establish a Higher Education Commission of India, which seeks to supplant the 62-year-old University Grants Commission, is the culmination of the ongoing systematic assault, both overt and covert, on higher education that has been in evidence since the Narendra Modi government came to power.
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