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Shri Jai Ram Thakur Shri Suresh Bhardwaj
Hon'ble Chief Minister, HP Hon'ble Education Minister, HP
Dr. Kamlesh Kumar Pant, IAS
Secretary(Education), HP
Dr. Amarjeet K Sharma
Director of Hr. Education, HP
Dr. Amarjeet K Sharma
State Project Director, RUSA
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Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan(Overview)
Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) (Hindi for "National Higher Education Mission") is a holistic scheme of development for higher education in India initiated in 2013 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The centrally sponsored scheme aims at providing strategic funding to higher educational institutions throughout the country. Funding is provided by the central ministry through the state governments and union territories (UT), which in coordination with the central Project Appraisal Board will monitor the academic, administrative and financial advancements taken under the scheme. RUSA places greater emphasis on the improvement of the quality of teaching-learning processes in order to produce employable and competitive graduates, post-graduates and PhDs. Spread across two plan periods (XII and XIII), the programme focuses on state higher educational institutions and draws upon the best practices from colleges and universities across the nation.
To have a developed , efficient, transparent, accountable and responsive system of higher education and research for providing greater access to quality education with equity.
To provide greater opportunities of access to higher education with equity and excellence to all, particularly to vulnerable sections of society by supporting existing institutions and establishing new ones, keeping in view regional or other imbalances and initiate policies and programmes for strengthening research and innovations by encouraging institutions, public or private, to engage in strengthening frontiers of knowledge and expand vocational and skill development.
The objectives of the State of HP are to provide access to quality higher education to maximum number of students by way of strengthening the existing and opening new institutions by undertaking various initiatives as proposed under ‘Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan’...Read more
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