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PROCEEDINGS OF 89th MEETING OF EASTERN REGIONAL COMMITTEE HELD ON 27th SEPTEMBER, 2008

The 89th Meeting of the Eastern Regional Committee (ERC), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) was held on 27th September, 2008 at Conference Hall, ERC, NCTE, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.

Agenda
Item No.

Brief Description

Decision of ERC

ER – 89.1 Confirmation of the Proceedings of 88th ERC meeting held at Bhubaneswar on 28th -29th August, 2008. The Committee confirmed the proceedings of 88th ERC meeting held at Bhubaneswar on 28th -29th August 2008.
ER–89.2 Action Taken Report on the decisions of the 88th ERC Meeting. Noted and the committee ratified the items of the proceedings where decisions have been changed.
ER-89.3 Policy matter/ Guidelines/ Information received from NCTE Hqrs.
  1. Council Letter No.F. 48-4/2006/NCTE(N&S)/ 82931 dated 25th August, 2008:  Regarding equivalence of SLET with NET in Education


  2. Council D.O. Letter No. 48-3/2008/NCTE(N&S)/83116 dated 27.08.2008: Instruction to revise and update the data bank of VT members.


  3. Council Letter F.No. 48-3(1)/2008/NCTE (N&S) dated August 30, 2008:  Cut off date regarding.


  4. Council Letter F.No. 48-3(1)/2008/NCTE (N&S) dated September 2, 2008:  Clarification regarding issue of recognition orders for the academic session 2008-2009 in respect of cases approved by the Regional Committees concerned up to 31st August, 2008.


  5. Council Letter F.No. 49-2/2008/NCTE (N&S)/83842 dated September 11, 2008: Implementation of Visiting Team Policy.


  6. Council Letter F.No. 48-19/06/NCTE(N&S) 83982 dated September 15, 2008: Clarification with regard to requirement of land in respect of institutions granted recognition vide Regulations dt. 13.11.2002 and now ready for shifting to the permanent premises.


  7. Council letter F.No. 48-3/2008/NCTE (N&S)/ 84006 dated September 17, 2008: Disposal of application within stipulated time – regarding.


  8. Council Letter F.No. 48-3(1)/2008/NCTE (N&S) dated 23rd September, 2008: Consideration of VT Reports.


  9. Note received through fax on 24.09.2008 from CP office, NCTE Hqrs. indicating points to be included in agenda i.e. date of application, date of LOI and date of VT conducted, date of VT report received and instruction regarding sending VT reports by Registered or Speed Post and not to receive any VT report by hand or by fax.

 


The Committee noted the letter received from NCTE Hqrs.  



The Committee decided that the matter will be considered in the next meeting for which the VT list available with ERC office will be placed.  



Noted  



Noted  


 





Directions for VT members and ERC office to be implemented.



The Committee decided that ERC office to review all such cases and letters should be issued to concerned institutions accordingly.  






Noted  




ERC office to follow the above clarification.  




Noted

ER-89.4 Appeal Cases  
ER-89.4.1 Acharya Ramendra Sundar Primary Teacher Training Institute, Ramendrapalli, PO – Trarpur, Dist – Birbhum, West Bengal – 731 233 (PTT) (Private) (West Bengal Board of Primary Education) Code No. APE00612 Noted
ER–89.5 Visiting Team Reports  
ER–89.5.1 Bhonpur Binita College Of Education, Nandankanan, Hooghly Station Road, Po – Bandel, Chinsurah, Dist – Hooghly, West Bengal – 712123, (B. Ed.), (Private), (University of Burdwan) Code No.-APE00843 The Committee considered VT report dated 19.08.2008 along with relevant documents, NCTE Act, Regulations and guidelines of NCTE published from time to time, summary report of Sub-Committee and observed the following deficiencies.
  1. The B.Ed. college will run in Bhonpur Yogeswar Bidyapitha having 1736 Sq. Mtr. area as per completion certificate, hence 1500 Sq mt. will be allotted to B.Ed. College may be clarified.
  2. Proposed institution building is under construction.
  3. List is not submitted with signature of competent authority of affiliating body.
  4. CD not received along with VT report.
  5. Teachers for teaching Art, Work experience is not identified / appointed.
  6. Educational Journals / Periodical are to be subscribed.
  7. Library books are less than the requirements of norms.
The Committee decided that the institution may be asked to submit  CD (videography) pertaining to visit of the institution and comply the above deficiencies within 30 days for consideration of ERC. The VT members may also be asked to send CD pertaining to visit.
ER–89.5.2 Radha Govind Teacher’s Training (M.Ed.) College, Behind Ramgarh College, Ramgarh Cantt. Dist – Hazaribag, Jharkhand – 829122 (M.Ed.- Addl. Course), (Private), (Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag) Code No.-APE00794   The Committee considered VT report dated 26.07.2008 along with relevant documents, NCTE Act, Regulations and guidelines of NCTE published from time to time, summary report of Sub-Committee and observed the following:
  1. Retired person is appointed as professor on permanent basis. But it is not clear whether the person is retired as Professor, Reader or HOD in education.
  2. The person appointed as reader is not qualified as clear information regarding 5 years experience in teaching education at PG level, details of experience in B.Ed. and M.Ed. College not given. This may be clarified.
  3. Separate list of teaching staff for B.Ed., PTT & M.Ed. countersigned by competent authority of affiliating body is to be submitted.
  4. Library does not have adequate books.
  5. As per the VTR land is on ownership basis. As per the affidavit the land is on lease basis for a period of 30 years.
  6. The land document submitted pertaining to Public School and Trust may be clarified. The institution may clarify the total area and built up area earmarked for teacher training course. Separate building plan and building completion certificate from the competent authority of the State Govt. should be submitted.
  7. Built up area is not given in the Building Completion Certificate. As per the Building Plan three plot Nos. given but as per the affidavit only two plot Nos. given.
  8. As per the decision of 85th ERC meeting held on 28-29 March the M.Ed. application is to be processed for the session 2009-10. Complaints received against the institution. Comments may be furnished.
The Committee decided that after compliance and fulfillment of the deficiencies required for VT, the second V.T. may be sent as the first VT comprise only one member.
Further, Legal Opinion, if necessary, on Land Documents may be taken.
ER–89.5.3 Govt. College of Health and Physical Education, PO – Rajendra Nagar, PS – Sultanganj, Dist – Patna, Bihar – 800016  (B.P. Ed.), (Private), (Govt.   Magadh University) Code No.-APE00791     The Committee considered VT report dated 19.09.2008 along with relevant documents, NCTE Act, Regulations and guidelines of NCTE published from time to time, summary report of Sub-Committee and decided that letter of intent prior to Recognition  under Clause 7(9) of Regulations, 2007 may be issued giving 30 days time with a direction to the institution to comply the following deficiencies:
  1. The institution is not submitted the list of teaching staff.
  2. Details information of Educational Technology Lab. Not given.
  3. Facilities for language learning is not available.
  4. Website is not opening.
  5. List of practice teaching schools not given.
  6. Approved building plan clearly indicating plot No., Khasra No., total area, built up area from competent authority of State Govt. is to be submitted.
  7. Building completion certificate indicating plot No., Khasra No., total area, built up area from competent authority of State Govt. is to be submitted.
  8. Details of technical support staff as per NCTE norms is to be furnished.
ER–89.5.4 Sattar Memorial College of Education, Vill – Isapur, Hazi Harman Road, PO/PS – Phulwarisarif, Dist – Patna, Bihar – 801505 (B. Ed.), (Private), (Magadh University) Code No.-APE00881
 
The Committee considered VT report dated 20.09.2008 along with relevant documents, NCTE Act, Regulations and guidelines of NCTE published from time to time, summary report of Sub-Committee and decided that letter of intent prior to Recognition  under Clause 7(9) of Regulations, 2007 may be issued giving 30 days time with a direction to the institution to comply the following deficiencies:
  1. Downloaded copies of List of teaching staff, Mandatory Disclosure format, Affidavits regarding teaching staff on Rs. 100/- stamp paper & Rs. 10/-stamp paper, affidavit on Rs. 100/- stamp paper regarding land details are to be submitted.
  2. Built up area is clearly not given in the building completion certificate.
 
ER–89.5.5 Uttar Dinajpur Primary Teacher Training Institute, Vill – Halalpur, PO-Punia, P.S.-Raiganj, Dist – Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal – 733 156  (PTT), (Private), (West Bengal Board of Primary Education) Code No.-APE00765   The Committee considered VT report dated 20.08.2008 along with relevant documents, NCTE Act, Regulations and guidelines of NCTE published from time to time, summary report of Sub-Committee and observed the following:
  1. Individual Bio data/ List of teaching staff in prescribed format    not submitted.
  2. Built up area not given in Building Plan.
  3. As per VTR some extra construction has been made. The institution has not submitted the building completion certificate from the competent authority regarding construction before the second V.T. Building completion certificate from Surveyor/ Loss Assessor, which should be from the competent authority.
  4. Approved building plan clearly indicating plot No., Khasra No., total area, built up area from competent authority of State Govt. is to be submitted.
  5. Building completion certificate indicating plot No., Khasra No., total area, built up area from competent authority of State Govt. is to be submitted.
The Committee decided that after compliance and fulfillment of the deficiencies required for VT, the second V.T. may be sent as the  first VT comprise only one member.

ER-89.6(I)

Representation of the institutions after the letters issued under Article 7(11) of old Regulations, 2005/ 7(9) of new Regulations, 2007.

 

ER-89.6(I).1

Alokekendra Samabay Primary Teachers’ Training Institute, PO – Alokekendra, PS – Debra, Dist – Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal – 721 156,  (PTT.) (Private) ( West Bengal Board of Primary Education) Code No.APE00630

The Committee considered  the reply dated 20.08.2008 in response to ERC letter of intent u/s 7(9) of Regulations, 2007 dated 01.08.2008 along with relevant documents, NCTE Act, Regulations and guidelines of NCTE published from time to time, summary report of Sub-Committee and decided that Notice u/s 14(3)(b)  may be issued giving 30 days time with a direction to the institution to comply the following deficiencies:

  1. After submission of certificate it is found that Principal is not qualified.
  2. Only one teacher Mr. K. Sau is qualified. Four more teachers qualified as per NCTE norms are to be appointed and related documents to be furnished.
  3. Downloaded copies of List of teaching staff, Mandatory Disclosure format, Affidavits regarding teaching staff on Rs. 100/- stamp paper & Rs. 10/-stamp paper, affidavit on Rs. 100/- stamp paper regarding land details are to be submitted.

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