In Its Institute Of Eminence Tag Application,Delhi University Talks About 9 Institutes It Plans To Open

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Funds worth Rs 793 crore are being sought for teaching,research,skill enhancement and development programmes.

This is a part of the academic plan submitted by DU to the ministry as part of its application for the IoE tag.

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“The academic plan of the IoE proposal entails nine thematic areas with a number of sub-themes, which underscore the conception of an interdisciplinary collaborative effort of the University of Delhi community. This endeavour reflects the university’s resolve to respond to the present and future needs of our society as of the globe,” states the proposal.

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Delhi School of Public Health,Delhi School of Climate Change & Sustainability,School of Governance and Public Policy,School of Transnational Affairs,Delhi School of Journalism, Informatics,Communication & Computing,Skill Enhancement,Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development,Culture and Heritage Education,Performing Art and School of Global History are the nine institutes proposed by Delhi University.

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Of this,the School of Journalism has already been established and other schools also are likely to begin on a self-financing mode.“We will seek to charge appropriate fees for the new courses offered under the strategic plan albeit with significant (30-50%) availability of financing for meritorious/needy students.The increasing proportion of foreign students will be charged fees commensurate with the costs while encouraging governments and multinational corporations to support meritorious/needy students.” states the proposal shared by Delhi University.

The other academic plan enlisted by DU includes having a faculty recruitment policy and achieving a 1:10 faculty-student ratio.As per the proposal,funds worth Rs 793 crore are being sought for teaching, research, skill enhancement, and development programmes. The proposal also talks of modern amenities,including hostel facilities for about 5,000 students (to cost Rs 250 crore); recreational facilities for resident students and staff (Rs 100 crore); expansion and modification of WUS health and wellness facilities (Rs 100 crore); and faculty housing to offer a residential campus environment (Rs 20 crore).

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