Amit Khare appointed as Secretary of Department of School Education and Literacy
I&B Secretary Amit Khare, an IAS officer of 1985 batch from Jharkhand cadre, has been given the additional charge of Secretary of Department of School Education and Literacy in Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD). The Department of Higher Education is in charge of secondary and post-secondary education. It is empowered to grant deemed university status to educational institutions on the advice of the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act of 1956.
Topics: Amit Khare • Deemed university • Department of Higher Education • Education • Education in India • Higher education • Higher education in India • Indian Institute of Planning and Management • Ministry of Human Resource Development • University Grants Commission