Supreme Court Raps Technical Education Body For Not Adhering To Schedule

The superb court asked the AICTE to report an affidavit explaining the postpone in intimating the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical university approximately the popularity granted by means of it to 612institutions. (report image)
NEW DELHI: The superb court docket on Tuesday slammed the All-India Council for Technical education(AICTE) for no longer adhering to the time table for granting recognition to establishments and no longerintimating this to the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical college in Uttar Pradesh, thereby endangering prospects ofthe students.

“We may be exemplarily ruthless in managing any flouting of our order,” an apex courtroom vacation bench of Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose and Justice Amitava Roy said for the duration of the direction of thelistening to, indicating that it could trouble ‘contempt of courtroomnotice on the concerned officers.

i’m willing to problem the contempt of courtroom (be aware) to the officials,” the bench stated.

“You (AICTE) do not know how ruthless we may be if we realize you’re hurting the destiny of the scholarsof 608 institutions,” Justice Roy said taking exception to AICTE leaving simply 8 days for the college todecide at the software through the establishments looking for its affiliation.

mentioning that the court docket could not be taken for a journey or held to “ransom” by projecting thepurpose of the scholar to hide their personal screw ups, Justice Roy stated: “(Do you watched) we aresitting here for not anything? I strongly feel approximately it.”

mentioning that the AICTE acted in the count number casually and without adhering to the calendar fixedby means of the court in December 2012, the bench said there was serious laxity in following the time frame.

The bench asked the AICTE to file a sworn statement explaining the delay in intimating the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical university approximately the recognition granted by way of it to 612 establishments. of those, 608 are old and four are new.

based at the reply by means of AICTE, which is the regulator of technical schooling in the u . s ., thecourt docket might decidecost and damages” to be imposed on it, the court said. The court gave AICTE one week’s time to document the affidavit.

The apex court docket via its December 13, 2012 order had set a time table for grant of popularity toestablishments which AICTE did not adhered to.

The court had then said: “each supply/refusal of approval and admission agenda will be strictly adhered tothrough all of the authorities worried which include the AICTE, college, state government and some other authority at once or indirectly linked with the provide of approval and admission” and “no man or woman or authority shall have the strength or jurisdiction to differ the agenda“.

in the instant case, the bench extended the time until June 10 for the university to decide at theprograms searching for affiliation. however, the court said that it became a one-time exception,considering the peculiarity of the case and need to no longer be a dealt with as a precedent.

acting for the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical college, Amitesh Kumar informed the court docket that AICTEturned into to intimate the university about the popularity granted by way of it to 612 establishmentsthrough April 11 which it did 25 days later on may also 7 at 7.00 p.m.

He instructed the court docket which could 7 became a Saturday, thereby stating any follow-upmovement with the aid of the university for the processing of programs for the furnish of association to these establishments began handiest on may additionally nine.

seeking an extension of time for the processing of the packages for the provide of association, Amitesh Kumar advised the court that relaxation of the admission procedure would be strictly according with theagenda fixed via the apex courtroom by its judgment of December 13, 2012.