57 BEd colleges in Indore protest DAVV move to conduct pre-affiliation inspection

first_imgAs many as 57 B.Ed colleges affiliated under the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidhyalaya (DAVV), Indore, has collectively decided to remain closed for an indefinite period of time when the former decided to launch a pre-affiliation inspection in these colleges manually.The 57 affiliated colleges on Wednesday, in a protest, said they would close their institutes until the pre-affiliation move was cancelled in due time.The decision to unanimously shut the institutions came following the meeting with the university Vice Chancellor Narendra Kumar Dhakkad on Wednesday when no positive results were developed. The university remains adamant despite ardent protest from the colleges.The college directors’ stance:The college directors opine that the inspection for pre-affiliation would be less meaningful and thus term it illegal since half of the academic session for this years are already coveredThere are over 4,000 students pursuing MEd and BEd courses across the 57 collegesGandhi Nagar, patron of Malwa Region Education College Association and Indore Mahavidyalaya Director, at the meeting pointed out that the letters of Gwalior and Bhopal universities that claim the universities had given affiliation under special power”We had even shown high court order in which the court has asked universities to renew affiliations after taking affidavit from the colleges. But the VC was adamant on his decision,” said Gandhi Nagar, as reported by HT Furthermore, the group of directors pointed out that only the National Council for Teacher Education has the prerogative to inspect for pre-affiliation according to the ruling of Madhya Pradesh High Court in FebruaryHowever, the university responded the allegation citing they have thorough the court’s ruling and pointed out that the university was not prevented from conducting pre-affiliation inspection in these collegesNotwithstanding the allegation, the VC has determined to carry out the inspection. “We don’t want to compromise with the norms anymore and we are going to conduct inspection at all the colleges,” said Vice Chancellor Narendra Kumar Dhakkad.Read: SC to monitor setting up of International University in OdishaadvertisementRead: No subsidy for foreign students in IIT Click here for more education related news.For more details, follow India Today Education or you can write to us at [email protected]last_img read more