The University Grants Commission chairman, M Jagadesh Kumar, held a meeting with the Vice-Chancellors of all central universities for discussing several issues in relation to higher education. Along with the VCs all the UGC bureau heads even attended the meeting.
The UGC chairman also took to his official Twitter handle and tweeted "Today, had a meeting with VCs of all Central universities. It was a pleasure talking to them and obtaining their suggestions. All UGC bureau heads were present to answer queries from the VCs. We spent almost two hours discussing various issues related to higher education."
The University Grants Commission on Tuesday approved the draft guidelines for fostering 'Professor of Practice' in colleges and universities. The decision was announced after the 560th meeting of UGC and will soon be made public for stakeholders to give feedback.
The decision was announced as a measure for promoting the National Education Policy that aims to transform higher education by focusing on skill based education to meet the needs of the economy alongside industry.