Madurai: The distance training bureau of United Grants Commission (UGC), for the instructional year 2019-2020, has recognized 22 guides presented via the directorate of distance education (DDE) in Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU).
The 22 courses that would be supplied through open and distance getting to know mode include BA economics, BA English, BA records, BA journalism and mass communique, BA political science, BA public management, BA sociology, BA Tamil, Bachelor of commercial enterprise administration, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of computer applications, Bachelor of library and data technological know-how, MA economics, MA English, MA history, MA journalism, and mass communique, MA political, technological know-how, MA tourism control, Master of business management, Master of laptop packages, Master of Commerce and Master of library and records technological know-how. Sources said that more publications could be diagnosed very quickly.
Meanwhile, it has to be cited that the distance education at MKU has been in bothered waters off overdue as apart from criticism over postponing in engaging in April examinations (which could be held in August), the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) changed into said to have issued a letter to the college concerning numerous irregularities which have been taking place at DDE. Post this, inner resources from DDE claimed that the university management questioned a handful of human beings in this regard on Monday.
Madurai: The Madurai bench of the Madras excessive court docket has directed all district creditors to represent a unique criticism mobile comprising a respectable within the rank of a sales divisional officer and two tahsildars to inquire and take movement on complaints concerning village administrative officials (VAO) no longer living off their jurisdictional villages.
In his petition, A Selvagurunathan, a farmer from the Thanjavur district, said that a VAO is vested with many vital roles for implementing schemes of the relevant and national governments for farmers.
He submitted that he needed a certificate from the VAO of Melaiyur sales village to avail a scheme to purchase pump set at a subsidized fee. Selvagurunathan stated that even though he approached the VAO numerous times, he could not get the certificate as the officer turned no longer to be had in his workplace. Selvagurunathan said that the human beings of Aduthurai village within the district especially depend on agriculture for their livelihood, and farmers there are facing the issue as the VAO isn’t present in his office.
He stated that he had submitted several representations to the district collector and other better revenue officials searching for the VAO of Melaiyur village to stay within the jurisdictional village. Still, no steps were taken to this point.
Hence, the petitioner prayed to the excessive court in search of a route to the VAO of Melaiyur village to live in his residential jurisdiction.
When the petition changed into heard on Monday, justice R Suresh Kumar gave the path. The decision similarly directed the officers to strictly observe the regulations, which say that the VAOs who aren’t dwelling in the jurisdictional village need to gain previous permission from the tahsildar worried.
Madurai: Hundreds of residents from the 4 Sri Lankan refugee camps in Madurai district thronged the district collectorate right here on Monday, urging the authorities to recognize them as Indian residents. They said that they were dissatisfied with the step-motherly treatment meted out to them, 29 years after leaving their country and getting here to India because of unrest.
They said that they had been mass petitioning on the recommendation of the Madurai bench of Madras excessive court. The court on June 17 had requested residents of camps across the country to make representations to their respective district creditors over the citizenship problem. The direction became based on a case filed by sixty-five citizens of the refugee camp at Kottapattu, Trichy district, seeking Indian citizenship.
Residents of the camps in Madurai claimed that nearly 2 one hundred fifty households are residing inside the camps located at Koodal Nagar (320), Anaiyur (480), Uchapatti (sixty-five), and Thiruvathavur (700) given that 1990. “I came here when I became 25. I were given married right here, have two daughters and grandchildren too; however, all of the 3 generations are refugees,” he said.
They claim that as refugees, theycannoto vote, lack identity, and the Aadhaar cards issued to them do no longer fetch them good jobs. “Address in Aadhaar playing cards in reality states that we’re from the refugee camp. Seeing this, prospective employers both flip us down or provide a job for meagre pay,” said Paramanantham of the Uchapatti camp.
They stated that although a terrific wide variety of citizens finished a degree and postgraduate courses, they may be still going for painter jobs or abnormal each day wage and weekly wage jobs due to terrible salaries from different jobs. “Children and young people in our camps have become discouraged. We are pressured to rely on Indian residents for the whole lot,” said Surendran of the Anaiyur camp.
Elderly citizens of the camps hope that they could vote right here as a minimum as soon as. “I even have in no way visible a vote casting device. We are still refugees inside the united states where we belong,” lamented one in every one of them. The protesters said that only a few are interested in returning to Sri Lanka, and they need to be sent lower back, whilst the rest should accept Indian citizenship.