First council-controlled Uni

19 February 2010 05:58 am - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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In what it seems to be a step towards exercising its full powers given by the Constitution, the Western Provincial Council is gearing up to set up Sri Lanka's first Provincial Council- controlled University,  WPC Chief Government Whip Renuka Perera said.

He said that the proposal to set up this university is to be taken up for approval at the council sessions on February 23. (YP)

  Comments - 10

  • Friday, 19 February 2010 06:46 AM

    good move...

    Friday, 19 February 2010 07:13 AM

    To add more to unemployable qualification category!

    Friday, 19 February 2010 07:22 AM

    Good move. There should be clearly defined standards governing this Uni. Hope JVP will not disrupt this good initiative.

    Friday, 19 February 2010 08:32 AM

    Pl do not allow JVP led union to run the University. Vision should be focussed to promote lawbinding students not law breakers or thugs.
    Gamini Bala

    Friday, 19 February 2010 08:35 AM

    Execellent idea.

    Friday, 19 February 2010 07:14 PM

    I can even 'smell' the strikes, which are on the way.

    Friday, 19 February 2010 09:33 PM

    Good move ... three suggestions: 1. Don't give anything free; 2. Don't let the JVP invade (that means prohibit politics inside); 3. Hire professional lecturers, from outside our traditional universities. If these three conditions are satisfied your new university might become one of the greatest, in the world! Wish you all the courage and strength, to make this a success!

    Friday, 19 February 2010 06:19 AM

    Good. But professional members must elect by people.

    Friday, 19 February 2010 06:26 AM

    Then plitocs can send their henchmens' unqulified children to the university contolled by WPC. bigening of the end of free education

    Friday, 19 February 2010 06:27 AM

    Exams will be conducted Like the school term tests


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