The foundation stone of two DU Student Facilitation Centers has been laid

The new centers in Najafgarh and Bawana aim to provide marksheets, migration paperwork and other documents locally to students in rural and remote areas, as well as to provide them with research counters to assist them in university-related issues.

PC Joshi, acting vice-chancellor of Delhi University, on Thursday laid the foundation stone of two student facilitation centers in Najafgarh and Bawana, according to a statement.

In a related development, two foreign faculty members have been appointed as adjunct faculty at Delhi University. “Christine H. Fayer, a professor at the University of Birmingham, and Ralph Chill, a professor at TU, Dresden, have been appointed adjunct professors at the University of Delhi for one year. They will contribute to academic and research activities through the VAJRA faculty.”

In a statement, the university said that the foundation stone of two “Student Facilitation Centers” at Roshanpura village (Najafgarh) and Bawana has been laid by Dean of the College Prof. Balaram Pani, Director of South Delhi Campus Prof. Sumon Kundu, Dr. Bikash Gupta, Registrar, Girish Ranjan, Finance Officer and Anupam Shreeb. , Chief Engineer.

“These centers will provide students from rural and remote areas with documents like marksheets, transfers and other documents at their vicinity as well as search counters for instruction related to their university subjects. This will save students time and energy by avoiding it. Travel on campus is part of the University of Delhi’s “University at Your Door” initiative, “the statement said.

Convenience centers will be completed by the end of this year with a built-up area of ​​120 sq m each. The centers will be operational from January 2022 and the university plans to open colleges and academic departments on the university land in the future, it said. The names of these centers have not been decided yet.

The Academic Council of the University, in its meeting held last month, decided that these colleges / centers could be named after Sushma Swaraj, Swami Vivekananda, Bir Savarkar, Sardar Patel. The council has also nominated Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Savitri Bai Phule, Arun Jaitley, Chowdhury Brahma Prakash and CD Deshmukh. The council empowered the vice-chancellor to finalize the name.

(PTI)

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