NATIONAL PROJECT DIRECTORATE (NPD): Joint Secretary (HE) is the National Mission Director and heads the National Project Directorate. NPD is part of the Department of Higher Education in MHRD. The other members of NPD are:

  • One deputy secretary/ director-rank officer
  • Two undersecretary rank officer
  • Support

FUNCTIONS: NPD conducts the National Mission Authority and PAB meetings, project fund management, project implementation (both centre and State level), policy inputs to Mission Authority, Maintaining of Statistical Data and Management Information System reports.