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Varsity meet to discuss renovation of buildings Wednesday, August 15, 2001
By Our Correspondent, AsianAge
Ahmedabad, Aug. 14: The executive council of Gujarat University met on Wednesday to chalk out an elaborate action plan in regard to the Central government grant, worth Rs 14 crore, following the earthquake. A five-member committee was constituted to monitor process of renovation of university’s quake-affected buildings.
The five-member committee comprising KS Shastri, Dr RK Shah, Narhari Amin, D Panchasra and Jagdish Bhavsar would kick-off the process on a war footing.
“After the quake, a committee of university officials assessed the damage to the property, including hostels and laboratories. The report was sent to the UCG which sent grant worth Rs 14 crores to the university,” informed Mr Amin.
Council members, including Mr Amin and Mr Shastri addressed high fee-structure of architecture courses and regularisation of administrative work at the university. Members also discussed upon measures that should be initiated for sports at the university.
The council decided that Asia Charitable Trust, Shugnabai Charitable Trust, Lokhandwal Charitable Trust, Satsang Siksha Parishad, Nadiad Education Society, St Xaviers’ College and Sonpal Charitable Trust whose proposal to open new colleges were rejected by need committee and would be sent back to academic council for reconsideration.