New Delhi, August 18, 2010 : A Committee has been constituted by the Central Government on 5th August, 2010 to evolve a comprehensive policy on the issue of autonomy of higher educational institutions like Central Universities, Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). The composition of the Committee is as below:-
(i) Prof. Madhava Menon, Member, Task Fore and ex-Member,
Commission for Centre State Relations.
(ii) Prof. Seyed Hasnain, Vice-Chancellor, Hyderabad University
(iii) Prof. Pankaj Chandra, Director, IIM, Bangalore
(iv) Prof. M.S. Ananth, Director, IIT Madras
(v) Prof. Mihir Choudhary, Vice-Chancellor, Tezpur University
(vi) Shri Ved Prakahs, Vice-Chairman, UGC-Convener
(i) Prof. S.K. Thorat, Chairman, UGC
(ii) Prof. S.S. Mantha, Chairman, AICTE (Acting)
(iii) Prof. V.N. Rajshekaran Pillai, Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU & Chairman,DEC.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Human Resource Development Smt. D. Purandeswari, in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.