Tag: Education

Education: Cosmetics is not enough

The Union government has appointed a Committee, headed by K Kasturirangan, to work on a New Education Policy. The Committee is yet to submit its recommendations. Meanwhile, the government is contemplating to replace the six-decade old University Grants Commission (UGC) — a regulating authority that failed to check the rot in Higher Education. Prakash Javadekar, […]

Irregularities in admissions in MKU alleged

Madurai: Alleging large scale irregularities in lateral entry admissions in Madurai Kamaraj University Directorate of Distance Education during 2014-15, the Joint Action Council-Madurai Kamaraj University (JAC-MKU)in a memorandum requested Higher Education Secretary Apoorva to order for a CB-CID probe into the matter. The then Registrar had even asked the Director of Distance Education to stop […]