A full Imperial original watercolour painting will be on display. Prints on sale at the day-long watercolour exhibition, which follows a three-day workshop where nine international artists will interact with over 50 participants to create watercolours that will be sold. Proceeds will go to the Ashok Kumar Foundation set up by his daughter Bharati Jaffery.
Under the unique concept, currently in its fourth year, the Art Mandai will be set up by artistes at the Mahatma Phule Mandai in Shukrawar Peth, where artistes and vegetable vendors will set up wares alongside each other.
SPPU has already signed an MoU with the Melbourne University for a ‘blended’ BSc in the Environmental Science course this year. The next year is likely to see three new ‘blended’ courses in Physics, Chemistry and Earth and Atmospheric Sciences that start at the undergraduate level, said Karmalkar.
This year, the number of divisions had gone up considerably with many new self-financed colleges being given approvals. As compared to 2017 when 92,530 seats were available for admissions, the number rose to above 97,000 seats this year.
On October 21, SIU took the decision to send Siddhartha on leave pending inquiry following a recommendation received from an internal complaint committee (ICC), which was set up to look into the complaints made by students.
The decision comes a day after it received a petition signed by 106 students, both current and alumni of SCMC, who gave graphic details of years of alleged harassment and abuse at the hands of the SCMC director.