Department of Higher Education, Haryana

    •  Institutional Autonomy and Academic freedom: Provide freedom to scholars in order to disseminate information without the fear of being fired or ousted.

    • Honesty and Integrity: Emphasize on promoting best and honest practices in research, publication and all aspects of educational processes. Reducing the undue pressure on professionals for paper publications or good performance by students in exams which lead scholars to opt for unfair means in academic practice. Focus should, therefore, reside on checking dishonest practices.

    • Balancing of Teaching and Scholarship: Encouraging teachers to align their teaching and research interests leading to quality output.

    • The value of Benchmarking: Understanding the importance of benchmarking and adopting a balanced and evolved approach towards inculcating suitable changes for a holistic development of the HE landscape.

    • Development of E-Resources: Development of e-resources to reduce the burden on finance and provide an ease of access.

    • Financing Option: Diverse funding options in the form of loans, public private partnerships or industry specific scholarships need to be developed.

    • Incentives for Marginalised Group: Given the low literacy rate among women in Haryana, especially in the rural areas, incentives to promote women education should be undertaken.

    “Acknowledging the economic, political and demographic strength of Haryana, considering systemic inequalities existing in the social structures and given the structural challenges existing in the higher educational institutions, by deploying Information , Communication and Technology and through effective human resource management and abundance of resources through public and private sources; the goal of this plan is to revamp, rejuvenate and recreate higher education landscape in Haryana and achieve the objectives of access, equity, employability, encourage highest standards in teaching and learning, promote best practices in research and innovation, and develop meaningful vocational training, skill education and entrepreneurship.”