Boyce’s visit is a part of the institute’s ‘Engineering for Humanity’ vision, which was launched earlier this year to bring about innovative research that has a positive impact on humanity — a sustainable, healthy, secure, connected and creative humanity
For the summer semester examinations, one of the major challenges that had contributed to the delay in publishing the results was that answer sheets could not reach the Central Assessment Process (CAP) centre on time and scanning was time consuming.
The university not only allowed Akash to appear for all his papers from his residence, but gave him an extra hour. A team of officials from the university and a nearby college took the question paper and answer books to his house.
At a time when people across the country were still queuing up outside banks, villagers in Dhasai swiped freshly acquired ATM cards at shops. However, presently, only 15-20% of daily transactions have remained cashless
The course will be run by the Maharashtra State Skill Development Society (MSSDS) and is certified by the state’s vocational education department. The state GST department, which is spearheading the course, will be the knowledge partner.
As per the scheme — Chief Minister Krishi Sanjivani Yojana — agricultural users who have defaulted on electricity bills can pay arrears in equal installments by December 2018. Upon signing up for the scheme, MSEDCL will continue to provide electricity.
While the deadline in November 30, officials from the state higher and technical education department confirmed that no requests for extension of dates had been received from the university so far adding that extension was unlikely.
The mess has resulted in the sacking of Vice-Chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh, who had made the decision to adopt the onscreen assessment process. Political parties have also sought an inquiry into the appointment of MeritTrac for the project.
State Education Minister Vinod Tawde told The Indian Express that the problems encountered in the onscreen assessment earlier this year have been weeded out and hence the university will continue with the process.
The delay has been attributed to the varsity’s decision to introduce an on-screen assessment process in haste, with students and politicians holding Deshmukh responsible for risking the future of the students.