Deciding to reconstitute the Central Advisory Board of Education, the Human Resource Development Ministry has selected about 20 of its 43 nominated members, including the chairman of IIT-Delhi Vijay Bhatkar, Rohan Narayan Murty and Vice-Chancellor of Gujarat Central University S A Bari.
CABE is the highest decision-making body on education in India.
Former chairman of Editors’ Guild of India D N Bezboruah, V-C of Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal Central University Jawaharlal Kaul and educationist Indumati Rao are some of the other members inducted in CABE, sources said.
Murty, Infosys co-founder Narayan Murthy’s son, is an alumni of Cornell University and Harvard University and had conceived the idea of publishing the classical texts of India.
Apart from the nominated members, CABE comprises education ministers of all the states, six MPs, heads of different bodies including UGC, CBSE, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration.