ANI University Grant Commission asks all institutions to accept degree, mark-sheets in issue of NAD

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ANI University Grant Commission asks all institutions to accept degree, mark-sheets in issue of NAD

New Delhi India January 7 ANI University Grant Commission UGC in a letter to all academic institutions asked to accept degree, mark-sheets and other documents in issued documents in DigiLocker account as valid documents.

In a letter to all academic institutions, UGC secretary Rajnish Jain said: All academic institutions are requested to accept degree, mark-sheets and other documents available in issued documents in DigiLocker account as valid documents to increase the reach of the National Academic Depository programme. As you know, NAD is an online storehouse of academic awards, degrees, Mark-Sheets, etc. The educational institutions have a digital format in which they are able to keep it up to date. It allows students to get authentic documents certificates in digital format from their original issuers anytime, anywhere, without physical interference. The Ministry of Education MoE Government of India has designated the University Grants Commission UGC as an authorized body to implement NAD as a permanent scheme without levy of any user charges in cooperation with the DigiLocker as a single depository of NAD, the UGC secretary said in the letter.

Under the letter, UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain said that academic institutions can register themselves and upload academic awards on NAD through the DigiLocker NAD portal. The DigiLocker platform of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology MeitY Government of India has the ability to pull students' degree, mark-sheet and other documents into the issued documents section in an electronic form once uploaded through the DigiLocker.