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UGC to bring a mobile app to combat menace of ragging

The UGC has decided to bring an app as it would help them file complaints whereever they are

By: PTI | New Delhi |
Updated: June 3, 2016 10:28:01 am

To fight the menace of ragging, the University Grants Commission (UGC) is bringing a mobile app which will help students register complaints in case they face any problems.

“The UGC has decided to bring an app as it would help them file complaints whereever they are. Earlier also there was provision as per which students could file complaints online, but an app would make it easier,” a senior official said.

The higher education regulator in a recent meeting has also formed a three member committee which will look into the various aspects related to making of campuses of Central Universities wi-fi enabled.

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The committee comprises Central University of Kashmir VC Prof Me’raj Ud Din Mir, Central University of South Bihar VC Prof H C S Rathore and Central University of Haryana VC Prof R C Kuhad, it is learnt.

The HRD ministry plans to install Wifi in all Central Universities.

The committee could also co-opt members from the IT sector for effective implementation of the project.

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