Kasturirangan to head education committee

To prepare final draft of policy

Eminent scientist, former Chief of ISRO and Padma Vibhushan Dr. K. Kasturirangan has been appointed Chairman of the committee tasked with preparing the final draft of the National Education Policy.

The committee has eight members, apart from the chairperson. The members of the panel are Vice-Chancellor of SNDP University, Mumbai, and educationist Vasudha Kamat; retired bureaucrat K.J. Alphonse; Princeton University Mathematics Professor Manjul Bhargava; Vice-Chancellor of Baba Saheb Ambedkar University of Social Sciences, Mhau, Ram Shankar Kureel, who has written on inclusion of the marginal in mainstream education; Vice-Chancellor of Tribal University, Amarkantak, T.V. Kattamani; K.M. Tripathy from Uttar Pradesh; Professor of Persian, Guwahati University, Mahzar Asif and CABE member M.K. Shridhar...................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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