In February, ministry of human resource development (MHRD), announced the launch of around 200 community colleges from the 2013 academic session.
Community Colleges (CC) have been in India for sometime now. However, these colleges have not yet emerged as an alternative system to the traditional universities. Taking cognisance of this, the ministry of human resource development (MHRD), along with the All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), has announced the launch of 200 CC across the country under the National Vocational Education Qualifications Framework (NVEQF) programme.
Source- Times of India, 22 April 2013