HRD Ministry creates committee to develop India as educational hub

Facts: Ministry of Human Resource and Development(HRD) has set up a committee headed by UGC Chairman DP Singh to: 

  • Prepare guidelines to ensure more students ‘Stay in India and Study in India.
  • Increase intake in top universities and start multi disciplinary and innovative programmes such as online lectures by eminent faculties abroad and joint degree programmes.
  • Establish links between academia and industry and allow lateral entry to Indian higher education institutions.