NEW DELHI: A curious circumstance has emerged in the esteemed college case as Manav Rachna International University, one of the seven considered colleges that argued in the witness of the Supreme Court for investigation of its yard, has composed to HRD service looking for withdrawal of regarded college status.
Sources said, Faridabad-based Manav Rachna is prone to look for state college status which numerous private colleges are selecting now. Turning into a state college will keep Manav Rachna in the business. On the off chance that, UGC-named advisory group gives an unfriendly report, seven of these colleges will think that it hard to proceed.
Then again, it is not going to be simple for Manav Rachna to dispose of the regarded college status. Sources said, “Since the matter is sub-judice the choice can be taken just by the Supreme Court. All things considered, Manav Rachna was agreeable to investigation of its grounds.”
In the mean time, the UGC-selected panel headed by its secretary J S Sandhu furthermore comprising of S P Goyal, joint secretary, HRD service has wrapped up three of the seven considered colleges. Goyal has sent a note recusing himself from the council on the ground that it is a clash of investment.
He takes care of UGC in the service and the report of the board will be taken care of by him. “It will get to be troublesome for the service to question UGC council report following its senior authority will be a piece of it,” one authority said.
Officially, numerous considered colleges have brought up that the arrangement of the board of trustees is against UGC regulation of 2009 that plainly states how to structure them. The present council is a complete infringement of the UGC standards.
The regulation says the board of trustees ought to comprise of two serving or resigned bad habit chancellors of any focal or state college; at the very least three and not more than five parts, no less than one being lady, from among educators having extraordinary learning of the courses being directed in the college; one part from each of the committees with purview over the courses in the college and one part from National Academic and Accreditation Council. Regulation additionally says that the board of trustees ought to be going by one of the two Vcs.
In the mean time, sources said, others in the rundown of seven are additionally searching lawful guidance of escaping from the esteemed college status. Separated from Manav Rachna, others being assessed are Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation, Academy of Maritime Education & Training, Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research, Ponnaiyah Ramajayam Institute of Technology & Science, Maharshi Markandeshwar University, and Institute of Advanced Studies in Education.