“While promoting research culture among students, it is also important that good quality work is carried out. Research proposals which meet certain merits will be selected for fellowships,” said SPPU Vice-Chancellor Nitin Karmalkar.
The meet has been themed ‘Anthropology for developing India: Pathways to policy planning and implementation’, and will be jointly organised with the Maharashtra Association of Anthropological Sciences.
According to one of the protesting students, they had gathered outside the main building of the SPPU where the V-C’s office is situated, to protest against the grace marks and correction pattern-related issues of engineering students.
With an aim to preserve and keep India’s rich culture and heritage alive, institutions like Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), Deccan College and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) should team up and design special courses, stated SPPU VC Nitin Karmalkar.