The academics of Panjab College (PU) have sought an choice to conduct on-line lessons from their houses.
The web lessons for the continued batches are scheduled to start out from August three and the varsity has issued pointers associated to on-line instructing for its instructing departments and affiliated faculties.
As per the rules, the academics have been directed to conduct on-line lessons from their respective departments.
Panjab College Academics Affiliation (PUTA), on Friday, wrote to vice-chancellor Raj Kumar looking for an choice for academics to conduct lessons both from their respective departments or from their houses.
PUTA president Rajesh Gill stated, “Our academics have a number of apprehensions concerning holding of on-line lessons from departments like services on the departments, availability of Wifi, connectivity points, and the observance of MHA pointers on social distancing. Academics must be given a option to conduct on-line lessons both from the departments or their houses. The target must be efficient on-line instructing fairly than a mere formality.”
PU has already determined that funds will probably be offered to departments if there’s a want to purchase gear to assist on-line instructing.
PU senator Rajat Sandhir had additionally written a letter to the V-C looking for an choice for the academics to conduct on-line lessons from residence.
He stated, “The college members have appreciated the choice to start out the tutorial programme via on-line mode, however are involved about how social distancing pointers will probably be adopted when all of them will probably be instructing from their respective departments. The variety of Covid-19 circumstances is rising at an alarming charge throughout the tricity and the scenario calls for excessive warning.”
“With over 800 school members utilizing the campus web community, there’s a risk that the connectivity will probably be compromised thereby making instructing much less efficient so I believe the college must be given an choice to conduct lessons from residence to scale back footfall and forestall the unfold of Covid,” he added.
Navdeep Goyal, who’s heading the particular panel of PU for taking choices on on-line instructing and admissions, stated, “We will definitely look into the matter and take crucial steps.”