College Development Council

In 1980s University Grants Commission introduced the concept of College Development Council (CDC) with a vision to set up an effective interface between the UGC and the colleges affiliated to various universities under it. The mission entrusted with the CDCs at University level was to facilitate effective implementation of development plans of the UGC and universities for quality improvement of colleges and other affiliated institutions. Given the exponential growth of Indian higher education system with fast increasing affiliated colleges, innovative teaching and learning methods, change in pedagogical perspectives as well as the challenges emerged out of socio-political and economic policies in relation to education, the CDCs are now turned to be vital forces that frame collegiate education policies aiming at inclusive quality education, in tune with national education policy.
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