New Delhi: Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor AAFT University and President of CEGR- Centre for Education Growth and Research addressed the members of powerful Education Committee of ICMEI- International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry and briefed about the different organizations of Ministry of Education in Government of India.
Talking to the members Dr. Marwah explained about the University Grants Commission, which is a statutory organization established by an Act of Parliament in 1956 for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of university education.
Apart from providing grants to eligible universities and colleges, the Commission also advises the Central and State Governments on the measures which are necessary for the development of Higher Education. It functions from New Delhi as well as its six Regional offices located in Bangalore, Bhopal, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Pune.
Dr. Marwah also talked about The Association of Indian universities (AIU), which is a registered society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 with membership of Indian Universities. It provides a forum for administrators and academicians of member universities to exchange views and discuss matters of common concern.
It acts as a bureau of information exchange in higher education and brings out a number of useful publications, including the “Universities Handbook”, research papers and a weekly journal titled “University News”.
Dr, Marwah thanked Ministry of Education, Government of India for taking him on the Board of Applied Arts in AICTE and Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Government of India for nominating hm as National Chairman for Media and Entertainment Committee in BIS which also has a head Media Education.