Govt to ramp up autonomy of universities

Calling for expediting reforms in the higher education, Minister of Education, Naeem Akhtar, today said the government will further strengthen financial autonomy of the State’s Universities to ensure quality education to the students.
Govt to ramp up autonomy of universities
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Calling for expediting reforms in the higher education, Minister of Education, Naeem Akhtar, today said the government will further strengthen financial autonomy of the State's Universities to ensure quality education to the students.

The Minister was speaking at a meeting to discuss financial reforms in the University of Kashmir and University of Jammu. He said the government has taken up various steps to increase the base of higher education and raise the quality of academia to global standards.

The meeting was attended by Vice-Chancellors of Kashmir and Jammu University, Commissioner Secretary Finance, Commissioner Secretary Higher Education and other officials.

The Minister assured the Vice-Chancellors that the government will provide full support to both the universities.

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