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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Human Resource Development

 

DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 4153

TO BE ANSWERED ON 14.05.2007

Pending Applications for Recognition by UGC

4153.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-

(a) the number of requests pending with the UGC as on 31st March, 2007 for the recognition of institutions of higher education-colleges etc., State-wise;

(b) the normal time taken by UGC for according recognitions to such institutions so as to enable them to get grants for their various projects; and

(c) the number of pending cases likely to be cleared during 2007-08, State-wise?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMANRESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

(SMT. D. PURANDESWARI)

(a):  As per the information provided by the University Grants Commission  (UGC), a total of 288 proposals / requests for inclusion in the list of colleges prepared under Section 2(f) & 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956, are either pending or under correspondence with the UGC as on 31.03.2007. A statement showing the details, State-wise, is annexed.

(b) & (c):  There is no time limit fixed for this purpose. However, there is a prescribed procedure for determining the eligibility of the colleges for recognition under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956, which requires submission of proper documents. Therefore, the clearance of a proposal depends on the submission of proper documents by the applicant college even though the UGC takes action to clear the proposals early.

ANNEXURE

Statement referred to in reply to part (a) of the Rajya Sabha unstarred question No: 4153 asked by Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar regarding ‘Pending applications for recognition by UGC’ to be answered on 14.05.2007.

Sr. No.

State / Union Territory

Number of proposals pending

Number of proposals under correspondence

Total

1.

Andhra Pradesh

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01

01

2.

Arunachal Pradesh

---

---

---

3.

Assam

01

08

09

4.

Bihar

---

16

16

5.

Chhattishgarh

---

02

02

6.

Goa

---

01

01

7.

Gujarat

02

13

15

8.

Haryana

---

01

01

9.

Himachal Pradesh

---

---

---

10.

Jammu & Kashmir

---

01

01

11.

Jharkand

---

05

05

12.

Karnataka

---

07

07

13.

Kerala

03

18

21

14.

Madhya Pradesh

02

27

29

15.

Maharashtra

01

80

81

16.

Manipur

---

---

---

17.

Meghalaya

---

---

---

18.

Mizoram

---

01

01

19.

Nagaland

---

---

---

20.

Orissa

---

21

21

21.

Punjab

01

15

16

22.

Rajasthan

01

04

05

23.

Sikkim

---

---

---

24.

Tamil Nadu

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10

10

25.

Tripura

---

---

---

26.

Uttar Pradesh

07

25

32

27.

Uttarakhand

---

02

02

28.

West Bengal

---

10

10

29.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

---

---

---

30.

Chandigarh

---

---

---

31.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

---

---

---

32.

Daman and Diu

---

---

---

33.

Lakshadweep

---

---

---

34.

Puducherry

---

01

01

35.

National Capital Territory of Delhi

01

---

01

Total

19

269

288