Ministers & Secretary
Shri. Vinod Tawde
Minister of Higher & Technical Education
Shri. Ravindra Waikar
State Minister of Higher & Technical Education
Shri. Saurabh Vijay IAS Secretary, Higher & Technical Education Department
- Dr. Dhanaraj R. Mane
Director of Higher Education, Government of Maharashtra
- Dr. Archana Nerkar
Joint Director of Higher Education, Nagpur Region, Nagpur
Joint Director,Higher Education,Nagpur.
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 Nagpur is the regional office for five districts i.e. Nagpur, Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia, Chandrapur & Gadchiroli. 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,Law,Commerce & B. Ed./B.P.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 Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University Nagpur, Kavikulguru Kalidas Sanskrit University Ramtek Dist.Nagpur, Gondwana University Gadchiroli, Maharashtra National Law University Nagpur and 190 grants in aid colleges in the region.
This office also monitors teaching and non-teaching staff of One Government B Ed colleges in Bhandara, One Government Institute of Science College Nagpur, One Government Institute of Forensic Science College Nagpur,One Vasantrao Nike Government Institute of Arts & Social Science Nagpur, Government Science College Gadchiroli, and Pre IAS Coaching Center Nagpur & Two Government EBC Hostels in one Wardha & one Warora, Dist.Chandrapur.
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 Nagpur region .