Authorities says 53 schools get UGC grant- The New Indian Specific


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NEW DELHI: The College Grants Fee (UGC) has knowledgeable that College of Delhi (DU) has 91 constituent/affiliated schools, out of which UGC supplies income grants to 53 schools, 12 schools are totally funded by the Authorities of NCT of Delhi and the remaining 26 obtain funds from different sources, stated sources. 

The Union training ministry put forth this knowledge within the Parliament session when requested whether or not the federal government has taken notice of the monetary disaster in some DU schools as a consequence of delay in launch of funds by the federal government. The query was requested by Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma, Member Parliament from Delhi.

In the meantime, responding to a different query on whether or not the Centre has directed the Delhi authorities to make sure the discharge of pending funds to DU schools, the ministry stated, “A illustration was acquired within the ministry from all of the twelve principals of DU schools, totally funded by the federal government, relating to the hardships to the workers members and pensioners as a consequence of non-release of Grants in Support.”

The reply added, “The identical was forwarded to the Directorate of Larger Training, Authorities of NCT of Delhi for taking essential motion within the matter. The UGC knowledgeable that the DU has additionally communicated that it has acquired representations from the workers of 12 schools relating to the delay within the launch of funds by the Authorities of NCT of Delhi.”

In line with the response of the ministry, the UGC has launched grants amounting to Rs 2134.54 crore, Rs 2446.83 crore, and Rs 590.51 crore through the monetary years 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23 (upto June 2022) respectively to the 53 DU schools funded by UGC. It additionally learn, “The College of Delhi has knowledgeable that the Authorities of NCT of Delhi has additionally been releasing grants to the 12 schools totally funded by them, albeit delayed.”

In regard to the affiliation price, the union ministry stated, “The College Grants Fee (Conferment of Autonomous Standing upon Schools and Measures for Upkeep of Requirements in Autonomous Schools) Laws, 2018 have been notified on February 12, 2018, on the guideline that school autonomy is instrumental for selling broad-based high quality training and excellence.”

“Beneath the provisions of those rules, the autonomous schools can repair charges of the programs at their very own stage and have additionally been exempted from paying affiliation charges to the mother or father college yearly,” the assertion added.


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