Indore: DAVV apex body meet today, to seek Rs 4.25 crore for residences of V-C, registrar

Indore: A proposal for constructing bungalows for vice-chancellor and registrar at the cost Rs 4.25 crore would be one of the main issues on agenda for Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) executive council meeting to be held on Thursday.

Registrar Ajay Verma confirmed the proposal for building official residences but claimed that he does not remember the cost of construction. However, EC member Alok Dawar stated that the university administration has sought Rs 2.25 crore for construction of V-C bungalow and Rs 2 crore for registrar’s bungalow.

Apart from these, a proposal for setup of sports facilities on UTD campus at a cost of Rs 11 crore would also be sought from the university’s apex body. Dawar said that in total permission for Rs 20 crore civil works will be sought from the executive council.

He also stated that a proposal for purchase of nearly 400 new computers would be placed before  executive council. The V-C had recently stated the university would replace 500 old computers and donate them to schools and would purchase new terminals for students.

DAVV to tighten noose around minority colleges

DAVV has decided to tighten noose around minority colleges, which allegedly are bending norms while appointing teaching staff. Citing UGC Regulations – 2010, the university has proposed that the two members in selection board should be nominated by chairman of governing body of minority colleges who will also be chairman of selection board. The V-C would recommend a panel of five people to chairman from which the latter would nominate two members. One will be a subject expert. Besides, chairman will nominate one member from SC/ST community.

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