The teachers were detained at Parliament Street and Mandir Marg police stations. Their demands included restoring the 200-point roster, absorption of ad hoc and temporary teachers, and implementation of the reservation system.
We have received complaints from various colleges and universities about UGC stopping grants for the scholarship for PhD projects under National Eligibility Test (NET), the West Bengal chief minister said.
The three-member panel, constituted on December 28, 2018, is headed by S K Singh, former V-C of Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, and includes UGC joint secretary Jitendra K Tripathi and V Vijayakumar, V-C of National Law University, Bhopal.
As per UGC’s latest regulations, every university or college is mandated to constitute an anti-ragging committee and also have an anti-ragging squad to perform surprise checks of hostels, canteens, bus-stands, washrooms and recreational rooms.
"No fake Universities have been identified in the State of Rajasthan. Raja Arabic University, Nagpur has been identified as fake University in the state of Maharashtra," HRD Minister of State Satya Pal Singh mentioned
The UGC currently recognises three categories of journals -- journals indexed in "Web of Science or Scopus", those recommended by the Standing Committee and the Language Committee, and journals recommended by the universities, Satya Pal Singh said
Books by Indian authors and publishers will contextualise the engineering course content for students for better understanding, said UGC circular. Students, however, prefer foreign authors stating better content quality. Academicians ask for more technical books by Indian writers and focused incentivized initiatives from the government.