MP Governor Asks UGC to Extend Time Limit for Research & Fellowship Projects
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon has asked UGC to extend the time limit for research and fellowship projects due to extended lockdown by six months.
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon has asked University Grants Commission, UGC to extend the time limit for research and fellowship projects due to extended lockdown. The governor has asked the Commission to extend sponsored research and fellowship projects by six months in view of the COVID19 outbreak.
Tandon has released a statement in this regard that read, “The COVID-19 lockdown has affected activities of universities. In such circumstances, to follow the determined time limitation of the utilization certificate of the sponsored projects is not justified. The commission should extend its time limit of all sponsored projects for six months.”
As per Secretary of Governor, Manohar Dubey, “Research projects, fellowship, chair, and other developmental programs are being run in various universities of the state from the grant provided by the UGC.”
Moreover, the Governor has asked UGC to provide necessary instructions pertaining to this to all the universities.
UGC, on the other hand, has released new guidelines on examinations and academic calendar in April 2020. The guidelines carry information on examinations and promotion policy for the intermediate semester as well as terminal semester students. The students for semester 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 may be promoted based on internal marks.
Source – TimesNowNews