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Dr Sarma in Centre’s new panel of education ministers

Education minister Dr Himanta Biswa has been included in the 10-member committee set up by the Centre to give shape to the government's ambitious plan to roll out community colleges in the country from the 2013 academic session.

To be headed by Madhya Pradesh School Education Minister Archana Chitnis, the team will submit its report within two months, spelling out the concept and arriving at an appropriate milestones for its launch. The panel could also undertake a trip to the US.

Other members include Brij Mohan Agrawal, P K Shahi, Sikander Singh Malooka and Abdul Gani Malik, Daya Ram Parmar, P Palaniappan and Rajesh A Tope. Joint secretary in HRD Ministry A K Singh would be the convener of the committee.

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