ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Challenges in Higher Education

The UGC, when it was established in 1956, was not made as powerful as originally envisaged, as the power vested in the centre by the Constitution was not given concrete expression. Educational policy was last reviewed in India in 1986 but the failure to implement its recommendations may not have been an accident: the specific line of authority laid down by the Constitution to fulfil the given mandate was not followed. We need to put the centre and the states in the dock.

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