Guv warns VCs against indiscipline

Retired High Court Judge will be holding an inquiry into BU issue

Guv warns VCs against indiscipline

“If I find any loopholes in the administration of any University, I will not hesitate to dismiss any officer, including the vice-chancellor. If such maladministration is in practice, what will students learn?” he asked.

The governor said that he will shortly summon all the university vice chancellors to instruct them to maintain discipline in their administration. Replying to the rift between VC and Registrar of Bangalore University, Governor said that a retired High Court judge has been appointed to conduct an inquiry about the Bangalore University issue. 

Inaugurating the Centenary celebration of World Guide Movement organised by Bharat Scouts and Guides, Karnataka on Saturday, the Governor suggested that there must be at least one unit of Cubs, Bulbuls, Scouts and Guides in all schools in the State.  

Primary and Secondary Education Minister Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri in his address said that he wanted Scouts and Guides to function under the Education department so that all students get involved in these activities.

"We are making efforts to implement compulsory Scouts and Guides activities to all school students. These activities will adad value to their learning and adds discipline in their lives," he said.

Speaking to presspersons about the teachers boycotting II PU evaluation, Kageri said that he will discuss with the chief minister and take a decision about daily evaluation allowances demanded by pre university teachers. "There is a need to make some amendments in few Acts.  We will consult with the department of public instruction and finance and will take a decision shortly," he said.

He said the chief minister has taken decision to increase the remuneration paid for valuation to be increase by Rs. 3 for every PUC paper and by Rs. 2 for every SSLC paper being valuated.  Further clarifying about SSLC question paper being leaked, Kageri said that only in Bidar district, Social Science paper was changed as the paper was leaked. There will no re-examinations for any of the subjects, he clarified.

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