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Bihar Govt transfers 11 IAS officers

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Speed Post News Network Patna : Bihar government on February 18, 2019, transferred 11 IAS belonging to 2014, 2015, and 2016 batch to different places. Udita Singh, an IAS officer of 2014 More »

Prabhu addresses India-Argentina Business Forum

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NHRC notice to UP Govt. over unabated production of spurious liquor at Pusaina village

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Action against fake universities

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New Delhi : The Central Government as well as the University Grants Commission (UGC) has taken action against fake Universities running without recognition. The UGC has issued Show Cause / Warning Notices to fake Universities cautioning them that running of Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree courses and giving misleading advertisements shall attract severe action under the provisions of appropriate laws including the UGC Act and the Indian Penal Code, etc.

Letters have been sent to the State/UT Principal Secretaries/Education Secretaries for taking appropriate action against the fake Universities located in their jurisdiction. The UGC has lodged FIRs with the respective Police stations against Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), New Delhi, and Bio-Chemic Education Grant Commission, Nadia, West Bengal.

Apart from the above, UGC has taken the following steps to spread awareness among the general public, students & parents from the fake Universities. It has published the list of fake Universities on its website i.e. www.ugc.ac.in. It has also issued public notice against the unrecognised status of Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), New Delhi, and illegal status of Bio-Chemic Education Grant Commission, Nadia, West Bengal.

At the beginning of every academic session, UGC issues Press Release and Public Notice regarding State-wise list of fake Universities in the country in national dailies and newspapers in Hindi and English to warn the aspiring students, guardians and the public at large not to take admission in the courses run by the self-styled, unauthorised fake Universities/Institutions of higher education functioning in different parts of the country.

This information was given by the Minister of State (HRD) Dr Satya Pal Singh in written reply to a Rajya Sabha question on February 7, 2019, according to a PIB release.

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