GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Human Resource Development
DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2583
TO BE ANSWERED ON 27.4. 2012
Ombudsman for Higher Educational Institutes
2583. Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar:
Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:
a) Whether Government has decided to appoint an Ombudsman for higher educational institutions in the country; and
b) If so, the details thereof?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMET
DR. D. PURANDESWARI
(a) & (b) : University Grants Commission , All India Council for Technical Education and National Council for Teacher Education have been requested to establish a grievance redressal mechanism for students and applicants for admission in higher educational institutions under their regulatory control. This mechanism includes appointment of Ombudsman also for redressal of students’ grievances.