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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Human Resource Development
DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

RAJYA SABHA
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?

ANSWER
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.