The name change was among the key recommendations of the draft new National Education Policy (NEP)
The amendments do not affect existing powers of the State Registrars of Co-operative Societies under state co-operative laws, it added.
Malik expressed confidence that numbers (of MLAs) are in favour of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA), comprising theShiv Sena, NCP and Congress, and said the three parties are united.
The committee has also chosen by a majority decision, former Information and Broadcasting Secretary Bimal Julka, currently serving as an Information Commissioner, as the new Chief Information Commissioner in the Central Information Commission.
Kovind was speaking here after laying the foundation stone of various works and inaugurating some developmental projects of the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu through remote control.
Participating in the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President's address, the Congress member said there was a dearth of solutions and ideas to take India forward and attempts were made to "mask" failures of various schemes launched by the government.
Raut also claimed that by 2022, there will be enough numbers "on our side" to decide the presidential candidate.
According to the Act, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan till December 31, 2014 and facing religious persecution there will not be treated as illegal immigrants but given Indian citizenship.
"The President's visit to the two countries reaffirms India's commitment to strengthen its bilateral ties based on traditional bonds of friendship and mutual understanding," it said.
Observing that an election is not just a political exercise, Kovind said it is a collective call to wisdom and a collective call to action, adding the ideas and idealism of our democracy will come into force to elect the 17th Lok Sabha.
Addressing the Australian business community in Sydney in presence of Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Kovind said the two countries can collaborate and benefit each other in areas of finance, logistics, industrial design, biotech, capital markets, farming, food and space technology.
At a function organised by probity-watchdog Central Vigilance Commission, the president said there is a serious effort to curb and punish those involved in economic offences, and to give habitual offenders a sense of fear of the law.
President Kovind, who is in the Czech Republic, was welcomed in four Indian languages - Hindi, Bengali, Tamil and Sanskrit by the students of the Charles University at the campus.
The address will be broadcast from 7:00 pm on the entire national network of the All India Radio (AIR) and telecast over all the channels of Doordarshan in Hindi followed by the English version, it said.
Welcoming Oli in a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan, Kovind said he was happy to note that this was his first visit abroad after his appointment as the prime minister of Nepal.
The exhibition, Kovind said, was meant at demonstrating to the industry, government and civil society how innovators are collaborating for a creative and compassionate India.
The vision of a newer and better India calls for meeting certain developmental milestones, some of these as early as 2022, the year the country commemorates 75th anniversary of Independence, he said at the inauguration of the Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FINE) 2018.
The president will inaugurate the "Economic Democracy Conclave" organised by the Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini in Bhayander near here at 10:30 am tomorrow, officials said.
State elections dominated the political landscape in 2017. The BJP had another successful year, spreading its footprint to 19 states.
Democratic lawmakers in recent days have expressed concern that Trump might fire Mueller, who is investigating allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether Trump or anyone on his team colluded with Moscow. Russia denies meddling in the election and Trump has denied any collusion.
Kovind, who took over on July 25 as the 14th president, has also sought to reach out to the states, which form a crucial part of the federal structure of the country, by undertaking visits there.
Addressing the Indian community here yesterday, President Kovind, who is the first Indian leader to visit Djibouti, spoke about India's high growth trajectory and said it is opening new opportunities for collaboration.
The campaign, to highlight the Narendra Modi government's flagship cleanliness initiative Swachh Bharat Mission, will be launched from Ishwari Ganj village near here, an official spokesman said.
Trump, at a rally in Phoenix on Tuesday, had defended his response to a deadly far right march in Virginia and condemned "dishonest" media coverage of his widely criticised remarks.
During the phone call, Trump welcomed the first-ever shipment of American crude oil to India, which will begin this month from Texas.