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The High Court at Hyderabad has issued notification to 92 engineering universities in and around Hyderabad city to clarify the charges of submitting produced documents to the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) to get acknowledgment for running the colleges.
It likewise issued notification to AICTE and both the Central and State governments. The division seat including Justice V Ramasubramanian and Justice M Ganga Rao issued these notification, while hearing a Public Interest Litigation request of documented by V Praveen, Secretary of Hyderabad-based NGO, Quality Foundation looking for examination concerning this undertaking.
Mr Praveen informed the court that the NGO had lodged a complaint on June 26, 2017, with the AICTE informing it that the managements of 185 engineering colleges had got approval with forged documents and plans.
He told the court that the NGO submitted proof that the managements had not obtained permission from the HMDA to construct the buildings nor sought urban land ceiling clearances.
While issuing notices, the bench posted the case for hearing after four weeks. The candidate claimed that in spite of the fact that he had presented every single significant evidence as requested by the AICTE, it was not acting against the colleges that depended on these false strategies.
The bench issued notices to all respondents who included 183 engineering colleges, AICTE, New Delhi, HMDA, JNTU, Hyderabad and principal secretary to higher education, TS, for filing their counter-affidavits in the matter.