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Hyderabad: The subsequent three years goes to be a time of transformation for Osmania College (OU).
In line with the 21-point agenda introduced by OU Vice Chancellor Prof D Ravinder, the college is trying to herald sweeping modifications in its functioning aside from enhancing its repertoire by way of the institution of a civil companies academy, revising tutorial programmes, student-centric initiatives and by organising a devoted on-line studying platform.
Prof Ravinder mentioned the agenda was categorised into 5 areas – tutorial and analysis extension, student-centric initiatives, recruitment, administration and governance, and infrastructure improvement and safety. The administration has determined launch a novel identification quantity which will likely be linked to Aadhaar quantity and biometric attendance of scholars. The UID may also be used for hostel admission, scholarships, different tutorial and examination associated procedures, he mentioned.
Institutional wings like a studying room complicated and company relations directorate to interface with the trade for recruitments, internships, and workshops and many others. are additionally on the anvil, he mentioned, including that plans had been afoot to determine faculties of excellence apart from creating an educational financial institution of credit and in addition an innovation lab within the CFRD constructing.
The college will revise the curriculum of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, making them job oriented and with emphasis on imparting English communication expertise to college students, notably from Telugu medium background. They are going to be offered coaching by way of the Centre for English Language Coaching on the campus. A coaching centre of Telangana Academy for Talent and Data on the OU campus has additionally been proposed, with the federal government responding positively to the proposal, the VC mentioned.
To beat instructing workers scarcity, the administration will go for direct recruitment because the State authorities has already accorded permission. Providers of the retired professors may also be taken. Development of latest hostels and a centenary memorial constructing are additionally deliberate, he mentioned, including that there additionally plans to go for a closed campus with a compound wall on the periphery.
‘Maintain 10 days offline sensible courses earlier than exams’
Osmania College Lecturers’ Affiliation (OUTA) on Friday urged Vice Chancellor Prof D Ravinder to carry no less than 10 days offline sensible courses earlier than conducting examination.
“In science and engineering streams, college students require fingers on coaching of the devices. Therefore, no less than 10 days sensible courses ought to be carried out offline earlier than holding examination for the advantage of college students,” OUTA president Prof B Manohar mentioned in a letter to the VC.
Stating that frequent change of almanac was inflicting quite a lot of inconvenience to academics in finishing the syllabus, he mentioned whereas framing the almanac care ought to be taken to have 16 weeks of instructing per semester as per the UGC norms.
The OUTA needed the college administration to expedite the method of implementation of the Contributory Pension Scheme to the academics. It additionally needed the administration to pursue with the federal government issues pertaining to cost of UGC, RSP 2016 arrears to in-service academics and pending arrears to retired academics.
The academics have requested the college to conduct interviews to senior professor place as demanded by the senior school earlier.
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