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Central University of Rajasthan faculties write to MHRD, President against administration

Create: 06/21/2016 - 19:13

The faculties have now sought the intervention of the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, who is the Visitor of central universities, in the matter.

The Central University of Rajasthan Teacher’s Association has also sent out a dossier containing evidence of the alleged corruption to the Prime Minister’s Office, the CBI, the Central Vigilance Commission, the UGC and the Rajasthan Anti-Corruption Bureau.

Parul University President accused of rape by female student

Create: 06/20/2016 - 17:17

Patel, who has gone underground after the complaint was filed by the student, allegedly called the girl to a quarter on the campus through rector of her hostel who has also been named as an accessory to the crime.

Patel's son and vice president of the private university, Devanshu Patel, has denied all allegations and claimed that false allegations were being made against his father as the girl was facing disciplinary action.

Jharkhand University of Technology not likely to function before two years

Create: 06/15/2016 - 17:12

While construction of the new JUT building has begun in Namkom near Ranchi, the state government is yet to begin the process for appointing a Vice Chancellor and other officials.

The delay in setting up is now a topic of discussion among students and teachers of different engineering colleges in the state, who feel that technical university would not only help in streamlining the delayed academic sessions, but would also in infusing quality in the technical education system of the state engineering colleges.

President meets 12 award winning school teachers attending ‘In-Residence’ Programme

Create: 05/24/2016 - 17:52

Speaking on the occasion, the President said that all the participants of the ‘In-Residence’ programme should strive continuously for achieving higher goals. For them sky is the limit.

He said that no civilizational progress could have been possible if teachers did not give their wisdom to society on the basis of which progress takes place. He stated that our tradition is that of ‘Guru-Shishya Parampara’.

IGNOU faculty conferred with “Atmaram Puraskar” by President of India

Create: 04/21/2016 - 19:07

The “Atmaram Puraskar” is one of the prestigious Hindi Sewi Awards given by the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan (Ministry of HRD) every year. In the evening on the same day Prof. Rama Shankar Kathuria, State HRD Minister, Govt. of India honoured Dr. Sharma by presenting him a shawl and a cash prize of one lakh rupees in a function held at India International Centre.

Central Universities should work towards becoming temples of knowledge and learning, says President

Create: 03/15/2016 - 15:49

Speaking on the occasion, the President congratulated the winners of the Visitor’s Awards, 2016 – Tezpur University in the category of Best University; and the scientists from Jawaharlal Nehru University in both research and innovation and said that These Awards are a recognition of their years of sincere effort and hard work.

He stated that these Awards should inspire and motivate the central universities and their academic communities to excel further. He called upon them to work towards becoming temples of knowledge and learning.

DU teachers write to President demanding through investigation in alleged ‘anti India’ slogan raised at JNU

Create: 02/26/2016 - 19:39

The teachers in the letter to the President have stated, “A thorough investigation of the happening of February 9 at JNU should be done. The probe should also be made about the circumstances and the elements which have led to such kind of anti-India activities… in a premier university in the heart of the country. To investigate the forces operative in the University… students are linking up with the banned organisations and groups.”

“Integrity and honour of our motherland is above all institutions, including JNU,” says the letter.

IIT Madras faculties write to President expressing concern over institutions converting into “war zones"

Create: 02/24/2016 - 20:00

The 56 IITM faculty members in a letter to the President Pranab Mukherjee said there is a need to save educational institutions from the scholarship of abuse and hate and sought his intervention.

"We feel concerned about the situation in the country where institutions of higher learning are being converted into war zones by some academicians, politicians and sections of media,” they said.

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