Vice President advises DU authorities to continue the present quota procedure by earmarking seats for the talented artists

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File photo of Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu. PTI

File photo of Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu.
PTI

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has advised the authorities of Delhi University to review the decision relating to quota for extra-curricular activities and continue the present quota procedure by earmarking seats for the talented artists. The Vice President made this suggestion after receiving numerous requests on this issue from Members of Parliament and prominent artists.

The Vice President, who is also the Chancellor of the University of Delhi, made these remarks in a meeting with the Pro-Vice Chancellor & Dean Colleges, Delhi University who called on the Vice President on Friday morning. They briefed him about various issues including the issue of Extra Curricular Activities quota for admission to first year college. The Vice President was earlier also briefed on this issue by Secretary, Ministry of HRD.

During the meeting, the Vice President was also briefed on Open Book Examination System & filling in of pending appointments of Registrar, Comptroller of Examination, Librarians, Principals of Colleges & other officials.

He suggested that the University should take prompt action in finalising the examination calendar and fill up vacant positions in the University.