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Bill to allow foreign educational institutions introduced in LS

Monday, May 03, 2010 04:19:49 PM, PTI

New Delhi: A major Bill to allow entry of foreign educational institutions in the country to impart higher education was introduced in the Lok Sabha with Speaker Meira Kumar overruling Left objections to it at the initial stage.

Ms. Kumar allowed the Foreign Educational Institutions (Regulation and Entry and Operations) Bill 2010 to be introduced after HRD Minister Kapil Sibal insisted that the objection against the bill was invalid at this stage.

The proposed legislation was introduced even as Opposition members trooped into the well raising slogans to demand action against those involved in the alleged spectrum allocation scam.

The bill, to allow foreign education providers set up campuses in India and offer degrees, is aimed at regulating the entry and operation of foreign institutions.

The measure was left hanging for over four years owing to opposition from various quarters, including the Left parties, over certain major provisions. After being referred last year to a Committee of Secretaries which brought modifications to certain provisions earlier existed, the bill was approved by the Union Cabinet in March.

Objecting to its introduction, CPI(M) leader Basudeb Acharia said allowing of “foreign teaching shops” would “distort the already elitist educational structure in the country” and make education more commercial.

The Bill, the CPI(M) leader said, would be detrimental to the interests of the states as education was in the concurrent list.

The proposed law prescribes a time-bound format for granting approval to foreign educational institutions to set up campuses in India.

They would be registered with UGC or any other regulatory body, which will scrutinise proposals of aspiring institutions as per India’s priorities and advise the government whether to allow the institute operate in the country.

A foreign university aspiring to set up a campus in India will have to deposit Rs 50 crore as corpus fund and cannot take back the surplus generated from education activities here.

The bill has a provision under which the government can reject an application of a university if it feels that the venture will have an adverse impact on national security.

 

 

 

 

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