Apart from the UUCMS having nine different modules, the state government revealed very little about this initiative which bears similarities with the NDEAR to be implemented nationally. In another materialisation of the National Education Policy released in 2020, the Karnataka government announced multiple educational initiatives at an event on August 23, two weeks after it issued an order implementing the NEP. One of these initiatives was the Unified University and College Management System (UUCMS). The NEP 2020 emphasised greater involvement of technology in education with the suggestion of creating a National Education Technology Forum which would formulate policies under the NEP. The central government also launched the National Digital Education Architecture (NDEAR) last month, along the same lines. The UUCMS seems like a state-level version of the NDEAR. The central government's replies to parliament questions in the monsoon session revealed that…
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