Central Government has proposed to dissolve the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) and replace them with a single body, tentatively titled Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency (HEERA). Examine the need for a single unified regulatory body for higher education. What will be HEERA’s role and function?

Central Government has proposed to dissolve the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the University Grants Commission (UGC) and replace them with a single body, tentatively titled Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency (HEERA). Examine the need for a single unified regulatory body for higher education. What will be HEERA’s role and function? (GS 1)

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