Welcome To Joint Director, Higher Education

Directorate of Higher Education is the nodal agency sponsored and activated by Ministry of Higher Education, Government of Maharashtra. Directorate is headed by the Director of Higher Education and office is located at Central Building, Pune. There are 10 Regional Joint Directors. The office of the Joint Director Higher Education Amravati is the regional office for five districts i.e. Amravati, Akola, Buldhana, Yawatmal and Washim. In 1984 Government of Maharashtra has bifurcated “Higher & Technical Education Department” from “School Education Department”. The main purpose was to increase the facilities & raise the standard of Higher Education in the fields of Arts, Science, Commerce & B. Ed. at Graduation & Post Graduation level.

By the Maharashtra University Act 1994 all the Universities are equally empowered to function. This enables Universities to effectively carry out the responsibility & more equitable distribution of facilities for higher education to bring about excellence in higher education. The state Government has important role to play in this as per the clause 8 of MU Act. 1994

Office of the Joint Director monitors all service conditions of all teaching & Non-teaching staff of Shri Sant Gadgebaba Amravati University and . . 147 grant in aid colleges in the region.

This office also monitors teaching and non-teaching staff of three Government B Ed colleges in Akola, Yawatmal and Buldhana, two EBCHostels & Vidarbha Institute of Sciences and Social Sciences Amravati.

The main objectives of this office is to provide bridge role among Ministry of Higher & Technical Education, Director of Higher Education, University, Government Colleges / Institutes / EBC Hostels and Grant-in-aid colleges in Amravati region .

Overall, following are the main activities of Joint Director, Higher Education, Amravati.
  • Controlling & co-ordination of Government colleges & Institutions in the region
  • Grant-In-Aid Colleges: Staff Sanction, Staff Allocation And Fund Allocation. Salary Distribution (UGC Sponsored), Control And Management.
  • Recommendation for College grants, Evaluation and Management
  • Implementation of Education Policies which are enacted by Director of Higher Education & Ministry of Higher Education, Government of Maharashtra
  • Controlling EBC Hostels
  • Teacher promotion and motivation