The university college has refused to entertain hers’ as a special case as the recommendation of Backward Classes Commission has not been accepted and executed by the government.
UoM ViceChancellor Prof V G Talwar told Express that the varsity has taken a policy decision to encourage destitute children in higher education by offering them concession in fees. “We will also monitor other colleges to ensure that destitute children are not denied seats as they have every right to continue education,” he added. The VC said that they have further plans to introduce provision for transgenders in higher education.
Meanwhile, directors of the NGO Odanadi StanelyParshu welcomed the decision to offer seats to destitute students with fee concession. They urged the government to make it a policy and apply it in private and government schools and colleges, including professional courses.
source: http://www.expressbuzz.com / by K Shiva Kumar / Express News Service / Jun 25th, 2011