Achieved Date
1845days in power
number of days to accomplish
Convert public universities into private governmental institutions that gain income
Socioeconomic Development
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2015
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Promise Background
Converting public universities into income generating private governmental institutions affects not only their sustainability but also integrates the universities into the market. This directly impacts the quality of higher education and turns the universities from traditional academic institutions to a market oriented ones. In his pre-election campaign manifesto, President Ghani committed to turning universities to state owned enterprises to ensure their financial sustainability and convert them from spending units to productive units.

Indicators to Measure Progress
  • 1. Policies and procedures for converting public universities into private governmental institutions developed and implemented
  • 2. Public universities are able to convert into private governmental institutions to generate income

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