Pondicherry University writes to MHRD for granting 25 per cent reservation to Puducherry students


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The Pondicherry Central University (PU) has written to MHRD for giving 25 percent reservation in seats to understudies of Puducherry in all courses led by the University, because of the interest for it, said Vice-Chancellor Professor Gurmeet Singh on November 30. In spite of the fact that the University has the ability to do it on its own,it requires the endorsement of MHRD as extra assets would be required to build the quantity of seats for the reason.

At present 35 percent of the seats in all subjects are involved by Puducherry understudies, asserted the Vice Chancellor. Since Puducherry does not have a state college and nearby understudies are reliant on Pondicherry University, he was not contradicted to giving 25 percent reservation. He has written to MHRD refering to the requests made by the Members of Parliament from Puducherry in such manner. Nonetheless, he included that MHRD will take a gander at as an approach matter with regards to 44 Central Universities in the nation. Tending to a public interview on fruition of a year in office, the Vice Chancellor said that the University has chosen to expand the admission of understudies by 20 percent in every one of the offices consistently beginning with the coming scholastic year as a feature of its intend to raise the aggregate quality of understudies to 10,000 out of five years from 6,500 at present . The organization has chosen to build the seats bit by bit each year to achieve the figure.

In any case, the personnel is “terribly understaffed” and thus the University is designating 200 workforce positions. There exists 30 percent empty positions as no enrollment have been made in the last seven to eight years, said the Vice-Chancellor. In addition, most of the staff has been resigning prompting more opportunities. The University has been making do with legally binding faculties.T he procedure of enlistment will begin soon and those taking a shot at an agreement premise could likewise apply.

The University is likewise intending to begin new courses in the resources of Arts, Science, Social Sciences and South East Asian Studies in the coming scholastic year. Master assessment on the schedule is being looked for from best Universities. While in a portion of the courses the prospectus has been figured and sent to specialists, in others it is being finished. The proposals given by the specialists will be consolidated into the prospectus for the course, said the Vice-Chancellor.

With more workforce positions being required for the courses, the University should get endorsement forthe making of new posts. “We will be before long composition to the University Grants Commission and the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) to get the endorsement for the new positions and making of new posts,”he said. The college organization is additionally during the time spent propelling a Center for Tamil Language Literature and Performing Arts.

The proposed Center for Tamil Languages will have a portion of the Tamil works of art converted into local dialects especially Hindi so individuals could think about the significance of this antiquated convention and also decipher works of art in different dialects into Tamil. The college has given the endorsement to build up Sri Aurobindo Chair, Dr Karunanidhi Chair and Srimanta Sankaradeva Chair, a fifteenth century Vaishnavite holy person from Assam. The modalities for Karunanithi seat is being worked out and is required to be built up in coming scholarly year.

The Department of Tamil will present a point by point proposition for the Dr Karunanidhi Chair, which would be sent to the MHRD soon. The Assam Government has offered Rs.5 crores to set up the Srimanta Sankaradeva Chair for research on theVaishnative development in Assam. The Vice-Chancellor said that University was back on track with enhanced educating and research. The 24 MOUs with outside colleges are additionally having its effect on learning and research. Numerous analysts have won honors at the universal dimension.


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