NEW DELHI: The ideal court on Tuesday slammed the All-India Council for Technical training (AICTE) for now not adhering to the schedule for granting recognition to establishments and now not intimating this to the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical university in Uttar Pradesh, thereby endangering possibilities of the students.
“We can be exemplarily ruthless in dealing with any flouting of our order,” an apex court excursion bench of Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose and Justice Amitava Roy said during the course of the listening to, indicating that it can problem ‘contempt of court docket’ observe on the involved officials.
“i am willing to trouble the contempt of court (notice) to the officers,” the bench stated.
“You (AICTE) don’t know how ruthless we may be if we recognise you’re hurting the future of the students of 608 establishments,” Justice Roy said taking exception to AICTE leaving just 8 days for the university to decide on the application by using the establishments in search of its affiliation.
declaring that the courtroom could not be taken for a ride or held to “ransom” by using projecting the reason of the scholar to hide their very own failures, Justice Roy stated: “(Do you watched) we’re sitting right here for not anything? I strongly sense about it.”
pointing out that the AICTE acted inside the depend casually and with out adhering to the calendar constant via the court docket in December 2012, the bench said there has been critical laxity in following the time-frame.
The bench requested the AICTE to record a sworn statement explaining the put off in intimating the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical university about the popularity granted via it to 612 institutions. of these, 608 are vintage and four are new.
based totally at the respond with the aid of AICTE, that is the regulator of technical education in the us of a, the courtroom might determine “cost and damages” to be imposed on it, the court stated. The court gave AICTE one week’s time to document the affidavit.
The apex court by way of its December 13, 2012 order had set a schedule for provide of reputation to institutions which AICTE did not adhered to.
The court docket had then stated: “each provide/refusal of approval and admission schedule will be strictly adhered to by all the authorities involved together with the AICTE, university, country government and some other authority at once or indirectly connected with the supply of approval and admission” and “no man or woman or authority shall have the electricity or jurisdiction to vary the agenda”.
in the immediate case, the bench extended the time until June 10 for the university to determine at the packages looking for association. but, the court stated that it turned into a one-time exception, thinking about the peculiarity of the case and should not be a dealt with as a precedent.
acting for the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical university, Amitesh Kumar advised the courtroom that AICTE was to intimate the university approximately the recognition granted through it to 612 institutions with the aid of April eleven which it did 25 days afterward might also 7 at 7.00 p.m.
He instructed the courtroom which can 7 turned into a Saturday, thereby pointing out any observe-up motion by way of the college for the processing of applications for the grant of association to these establishments started most effective on may nine.
searching for an extension of time for the processing of the packages for the furnish of affiliation, Amitesh Kumar instructed the court that relaxation of the admission process could be strictly in accordance with the schedule constant via the apex courtroom by using its judgment of December 13, 2012.