Professor demands bribe from some students appearing for supplementary exams

first_img Press Trust of India New DelhiJuly 8, 2019UPDATED: July 8, 2019 11:36 IST A case was registered Sunday against a senior faculty member of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT) in Nirmal district, for allegedly demanding bribe from some students appearing for supplementary exams to give them pass marks, police said.Offense under sectionsBased on a complaint by the RGUKT Administrative Officer, a case was registered against assistant professor Ravi Varala under IPC sections 409 (criminal breach of trust), 420 (cheating) and 506 (criminal intimidation), they said.Accusations Ravi Varala was accused of demanding money from some students who were appearing for their backlog subjects to give qualifying marks and awarding extra marks in the supplementary examination, they added.Investigation The University authorities said an inquiry was conducted and prima-facie it was found that he allegedly took money from them to give pass marks.A report was submitted to the Vice-Chancellor of the university, who ordered a termination of his services, police said.Further investigation is underway, they said.About Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT)Established by the Goverment of Andhra Pradesh vide a special act of legislation, Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT) Basar campus is located in Basar, Nirmal District, Telangana. The campus is set in about 272 acres just a short distance from the banks of river Godavari.The university houses about 6000 students along with 250 faculty members and 120 support staff within its campus. The residential university comprises Academic blocks with more than 140 ICT equipped classrooms, well – equipped laboratories, libraries with more than 1,00,000 volumes, boys’ and girls’ hostels and mess blocks that provide quality and nutritious food. The campus is more or less self-sustained with a Laundromat, bank, ATM, Shopping Complex, post office, primary health center, etc. It also has indoor and outdoor recreational facilities, well-equipped gymnasium, courts for basketball, badminton, table tennis, cricket, other sports, and games area.advertisementAlso read: CBI arrests six for rigging BITS Pilani online examGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAysha Professor demands bribe from some students appearing for supplementary examsA professor of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT) in Nirmal district, Hyderabad, has been booked for seeking bribe from students who were taking supplementary exams.advertisementlast_img read more

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Applications Open For Poverty Reduction Grants

first_img economic inclusion: includes initiatives that support Nova Scotians who are able to work in securing and retaining employment, and help reduce barriers to employment, and add supports housing: initiatives that address homelessness or increase opportunities for Nova Scotians to access affordable housing children: initiatives that contribute to prevention and intervention and facilitate opportunities for them to learn and live free from the stress of poverty. mental health and addictions: initiatives that improve access to supports people need to care for their mental well-being and recover from addiction. Community groups working to reduce poverty and help people find jobs can now apply for a Building Vibrant Communities grant. The program is accepting grant applications until midnight on July 24. This is the second year for the grant program, which is part of government’s four-year poverty reduction commitment. Eligible applicants include community organizations, First Nations communities, registered charities, municipalities, social enterprises and private-sector businesses if they partner with non-profit organizations. Funding is available for up to $50,000 per project and organizations may submit more than one application for different projects. A total of $1 million is available this year. The Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage and the Department of Community Services are working together to provide these grants for projects that meet one of four poverty reduction themes this year: For a list of last year’s grant recipients, visit https://cch.novascotia.ca/building-vibrant-communities-grant , or https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwLZ9YtgHtLC-CB47lF1xSjR3tzEySZyS .center_img Last year 49 projects were funded through these grants. The application and program guidelines are available at: https://cch.novascotia.ca/building-vibrant-communities-grantlast_img read more

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