HP govt okays legislation to regulate private varsities

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 00:38

Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet today
approved a legislation for setting up a Commission to regulate
functioning of higher educational institutions in the private
sector.

The Private Educational Institutions (Regulatory
Commission) Bill, 2010 is likely to be introduced during the
monsoon session of the Legislative Assembly beginning August
17.

The legislation is also aimed at ensuring quality
education to students.

It provides for setting up a three-member Commission
headed by a person not below the rank of Principal Secretary.

Two other members will be eminent academicians.

-PTI



First Published: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 00:38

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