The new panel, headed by former ISRO chief Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, replaces an earlier one formed two years ago and led by former cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian.
Diversity is a key feature, with the government ensuring a range of ages and backgrounds among panelists.
Over the last 30 months, the HRD ministry has held consultations with stakeholders on tehsil, district and state levels.
All the inputs, including recommendations of the Subramaniam committee, will be taken into account.
The panel includes former IAS officer KJ Alphonse Kanamthanam, Baba Saheb Ambedkar University of Social Sciences VC Ram Shanker Kureel, and language communication expert Dr TV Kattimani.
There's Dr Mazhar Asif, Persian professor, mathematician Manjul Bhargava, and former SNDT University VC Vasudha Kamat.
Dr MK Shridhar, former secretary of Karnataka State Innovation Council, and Krishan Mohan Tripathi, former education director, UP, are also members.
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