Autonomy of higher education institutions isn’t positive liberty for students

In what could further weaken India’s public-sector higher-education system, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved full autonomy for 62 higher educational institutions in India. It has been dubbed a “historic” day by Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar. But this “autonomy” – as politically correct as the word sounds – is ironically meant to […]