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Preparations on for temp teachers? rally

THE CHAIN hunger strike by the temporary college teachers under the aegis of the MP Asthayi Pradhyapak Sangh entered 25th day on Sunday. The association is making preparations for the proposed rally on March 9. According to a press release, on one hand, an association of all universities of State is being organised for upgrading of higher education, demands of temporary teachers are simply being ignored.

india Updated: Mar 06, 2006 14:39 IST

THE CHAIN hunger strike by the temporary college teachers under the aegis of the MP Asthayi Pradhyapak Sangh entered 25th day on Sunday. The association is making preparations for the proposed rally on March 9. According to a press release, on one hand, an association of all universities of State is being organised for upgrading of higher education, demands of temporary teachers are simply being ignored.

They said the vice-chancellors of the various universities put forth the problems of the acute shortage of staff. The MP Pradhyapak Sangh has also extended support to the agitation of the temporary teachers.

TCS selects 75 LNCT students
As many as 75 students from Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT), who would pass out in 2007 were selected by the software giant Tata Consultancy Services during a two-day campus selection process held at the LNCT over the weekend.

About 700 students from the host colleges and the University Institute of Technology (UIT) of the Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya (RGPV) participated in the selection process.

Director (HRD) and chairman (placements) of the college LNCT J P Khare said the success of large number of students of the college in the campus selection is not only because of academic excellence but also because of special attention paid to enhancing skills like communication, behavioural science and international corporate culture of students.

Dwivedi to get award today
The Society of Fisheries Technologists (India) would be presenting the SOFT (I) Biennial Award to Dr S N Dwivedi, former advisor to Government of MP and former DG of the MP Council of Science and Technology at a function to be held at the Central Institute of Agriculture Engineering, Nabibagh. The award would be presented by Governor Dr Bal Ram Jakhar at 11.00 am on March 6.

President of SOFT (I) and Director of Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin, would preside over the function. Ph D to Shanoo Mishra Barkatullah University has awarded Ph D degree in Biosciences faculty to Shanoo Mishra for her thesis on the topic ‘studies on the effect of immobilisation on the toxicity of chromium and nickel on the rice field cyanobacterium Aulosira Fertilissima’.

Shanoo carried out her research work under the supervision of Dr Meenakshi Banerjee, Reader, Department of Biosciences, Barkatullah University.

First Published: Mar 06, 2006 14:39 IST