The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited proposals from institutions which have been running Bachelor of Vocational Courses (BVoc) and community college programmes for extension of courses being run under the said programmes.
UGC official said that without due approval from the UGC for extension of their skill-based courses, the institutions will not be able to claim any grant for running those courses.
The commission has sought proposals latest by 6th of this month.
The UGC has made provisions for financial assistance up to 1.85 crore rupees for the first three years to each of the colleges selected for BVoc programmes under the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF). (AIR NEWS)