University Grants Commission Act 1956
20. Directions by the Central Government.
(1) In the discharge of its functions under this act, the commission shall be guided by such directions on questions of policy relating to national purposes as may be given to it by the central government.
(2) If any dispute arises between the central government and the commission as to whether a question is or is not a question of policy relating to national purposes, the decision of the Central Government shall be final.