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HRD Ministry Launched 5 Documents of Quality Mandate

Current context: Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has launched the 5 documents covering the 5 verticals of Quality Mandate in New Delhi on 26th Dec 19.
HRD Ministry Launched 5 Documents of Quality Mandate 
  • The five documents are developed by University Grants Commission, UGC and cover:
    1. Evaluation reforms
    2. Eco-friendly and sustainable university campuses
    3. Human values and professional ethics
    4. Faculty induction
    5. Academic research integrity
  • The Higher Education Quality Improvement Programme Mandate has been adopted by UGC to improve the quality in Higher Educational Institutions and equip the country’s next-generation with vital skills, knowledge and ethics.
  • UGC has developed a policy framework- “MulyaPravah - Guidelines for Inculcation of Human values and Professionals Ethics in Higher Educational Institutions” to inculcate the culture of human values and ethics in educational institutions.
  • UGC has set up a Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics (UGC-CARE) to continuously monitor and identify quality journals across disciplines.
  • The University Grants Commission of India (UGC India) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
  • It was set up by the Indian Union government in accordance with the UGC Act 1956.
  • Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Founded: 1956
  • Chairman‎: ‎D.P. Singh

Question: 

Q.1 Who is the current Minister of Human Resource Development?
a. Piyush Goyal
b. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
c. Smriti Irani
d. Prakash Keshav Javadekar
HRD Ministry Launched 5 Documents of Quality Mandate HRD Ministry Launched 5 Documents of Quality Mandate Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 27, 2019 Rating: 5

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