Universities must use barcodes to make exams transparent: Governor

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Apr 2018 12:57:34


Staff Reporter,

Governor Anandiben Patel said that barcodes should be used in universities to make examinations transparent. Examinations should be conducted on time and result should be declared at the earliest. She further mentioned that a special attention should be paid to ensure that that future of students should not be affected due to the fault of the universities. CCTV cameras should be installed during viva and interview in the universities and its entire footage should be kept in record. The Governor Patel was addressing the review meeting of the universities of the state at Rajbhavan on Friday.

Patel mentioned that immediate action should be taken for admissions in B.Ed. and other courses and on the applications of students belonging to poor category for research work. Universities must provide good and capable guide to the students for research work. In order to encourage Sanskrit in the universities, Sanskrit-related programmes, competitions, dance and workshops should be organised in the universities. She stated that information required by the higher education department in connection to the number of professors and students related to different faculties should be sent as per the format within 20 days, to enable the department to redress budget related complaints of the universities immediately. She mentioned that efforts should be made in the universities for maximum use of solar energy and for water conservation. Universities should not remain just like a degree distributing agency.

Moreover, Patel said that all the universities must adopt village with co-operation of the colleges under them and should hold camps for health, sanitation and health check up of pregnant women and girls in the villages.Minister for Higher Education Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya said that the State Government has taken a decision to implement Medhavi Vidyarthi Yojana in the universities also. He mentioned that the state government is going to regularise daily wages employees of the universities.

Therefore, universities have responsibility to provide correct information to the government about the daily wages employees. Pawaiya stated that there are anomalies in the information sent previously. He said that still a lot of good work has to be carried out by the universities in research field. Those who present in the review meeting include, Additional Chief Secretary Higher Education B R Naidu, Principal Secretary to the Governor Dr Mohan Rao, Principal Secretary Culture Manoj Shrivastava, Principal Secretary Farmers Welfare Dr Rajesh Rajora, Principal Secretary Animal Husbandry Ajit Kesri and Vice Chancellors of the universities.