Gauhati University VC Orders Probe into IDOL's Distance Learning Mess

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Gauhati University VC Orders Probe into IDOL's Distance Learning Mess

G Plus News | December 02, 2019 14:36 hrs

GUWAHATI: The Gauhati University Vice-Chancellor on November 2 said that a committee has been formed to investigate into the case wherein a CAG report pointed out that around 74,000 of Gauhati University took admission to courses that have not been approved by University Grants Commission (UGC).

According to reports, University Vice- Chancellor, Pratap Jyoti Handique speaking to media said a seven member committee has been formed to investigate the matter.
Further he also stated that the former Dean of IDOL, Dr. Kandarpa Das will be brought to questioning.

Earlier, on November 30, G Plus carried out an exclusive report wherein more than 74,000 students hang in balance as the students who have taken admission into different streams of the Institute of Distance Learning (IDOL) as many of the courses have not been approved by University Grants Commission (UGC), a CAG report pointed out. 
 
According to Comptroller and General Audit (CAG), IDOL authorities have collected more than Rs 39.06 crores from the students for enrolling in different distance learning certificate courses. Not only IDOL, the higher authorities of Gauhati University are also involved in the whole mess.

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