MU students to stage protest on Kalina campus today
has declared the results, many students across various courses said their results are awaited. DNA had earlier reported about the plight of the students who are now running pillar to post to get their results over six months. Frustrated with the apathy of the authority, some of the students have now made their mind to come together under a common banner.
“The university is currently running on an ad hoc basis. Several students are awaiting their results, even as the varsity claims that it has declared all. The university has sacked the V-C but retained the service provider. If things go wrong, who will take the responsibility?” asked Sachin Pawar, presi- dent of the Student Law Council, who will be a part of the protest march. Abhishek Bhatt, who studies Law and also one of the organisers of Tuesday’s march, said the idea behind it was to raise issues of students without any political banner. “Even today, several students who were al- lotted zero marks due to technical mistakes or whose marks were held for some reason or the other, are awaiting results. Our aim is to bring them together and hold the university accountable for its glitches and delays in order to solve the issues of students” added Bhatt. The state government is planning to eliminate developers who aren’t competent enough to complete projects under the Slum Redevelopment Authority (SRA) scheme. Earlier this month, the government had decided to give loans to developers involved in SRA projects that are stuck.
In addition, the government is also considering another proposal whereby it will remove such developers whom they consider unable to finish the projects. In such projects, the developer will be paid all his dues and the whole project will be constructed for affordable housing after the government takes it over. This will help the government to have a bank of affordable homes in Mumbai.
The government had announced that it will be giving loans to developers who have not been able to complete their rehab as well as sale component under slum redevelopment. The condition from the government was that the developer has to con- struct houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY) scheme in the sale component.
Under the new proposal, the government believes that the developer won’t be able to complete the project from such developers the government shall take over the project completely. After constructing the rehab building for slum dwellers, the sale component comprising affordable schemes shall be constructed.