Reserve 25% seats for native college students in Pondicherry College, says MP


BJP member of the Rajya Sabha S. Selvaganabathy on Tuesday pressed for 25% reservation for college kids belonging to Puducherry in Pondicherry College.

Elevating the long-standing plea throughout zero hour in Parliament, he stated, “The Central universities in India are functioning with land, water, electrical energy and different infrastructure of the native governments. But, the scholars of Puducherry are usually not assured of a share in admissions to all of the programs carried out by the Central college. That is unlucky. I really feel the privilege of the native college students of Puducherry is denied.”

Mentioning that the Pondicherry College was a Central college established by an Act of Parliament in 1985 and Rajya Sabha Chairperson M. Venkaiah Naidu is its Chancellor, Mr. Selvaganabathy stated the folks of Puducherry had been requesting the college for a number of years to order 25% of the seats for college kids of the Union Territory. The college is providing 78 programs. Now the reservation is given for Puducherry residents solely in 21 programs, and the demand is to increase the quota to the opposite programs.

“Denying reservation to the folks of Puducherry is unreasonable. It’s perplexing and defying pure justice. We don’t deny the college’s pan-India character and the correct of scholars of the opposite States to affix a Central authorities institution. What we would like is just a minimal reservation of 25%,” the MP stated.

Mr. Selvaganabathy stated reservation for the native residents was hardly a brand new phenomenon. Furthermore, the Union Territory was not having any State college and the folks needed to rely solely on the Central college.

“In my very own State, JIPMER is a Central authorities organisation. It offers 25% reservation to the locals and the Nationwide Institute of Expertise offers 50% reservation to the locals. Let such a coverage be adopted not just for Pondicherry College but in addition for all 54 Central universities in India,” he stated, urging the Union Minister for Schooling to take a optimistic determination.



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