Saturday, March 28, 2015
RTM Nagpur University Students waiting for degrees from three years
The graduates of Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur university (RTMNU) are awaiting their degrees and are facing problem for future course. From 2012 students have not received degrees. What is shocking is that no emergent steps in this regards has been taken by the university as yet.
On Friday's Senate meeting, Adv Mohan Bajpayee raised this issue and said even after month of 101st convocation, the students have still not received their degrees. He further said that students who want to pursue education abroad are the worst suffers as presentation of degrees are very important there. Even during job interviews degrees are very important.
The administration admitted that the degree holders of year 2012 and 2013 have still not received their certificates. Controller of examination Prashant Mohite informed the House that the work of degrees of 2012 has been completed and it will be issued to the students very soon. However, he could not give proper reply on the delay for 2012 and 2013.
Facilities to students
The president of Students Council of Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) Nitesh Fulekar raised an emotional pitch on the facilities provided to the students and also to the Student Council members. Coming from a rural background, Fulekar raised the issue of paltry remuneration of ` 1,500 paid to the Student Council president and secretary from past 10 years.
Fulekar narrated, on the hardships he has to face to manage his expenses coming to Nagpur and doing his duties as student's representative. He demanded raise in remuneration. All the Senate members also supported his demand said the remuneration to be increased to `5,000. The chair agreed on this demand and assured that this will be put in the Management Council for approval.
Fulekar also demanded that the duration and remuneration of 'Earn while learn' scheme be increased. The House and the chair agreed on this demand also. The wage per hour has been increased from ` 10 to ` 40 per hour. The duration will also be increased with students getting to do computer related job, informed student welfare officer Dr Welukar.
Fulekar also demanded that a sports teacher be appointed in all the engineering colleges affiliated to RTMNU. The issues raised by Student Council president Fulekar were applauded by the House.