The Delhi University's School of Open Learning is fast losing its significance. The situation of the SOL is shameful. This was the first school of open learning and distance learning institute in the nation and was initiated as a pilot project and is currently tormented by affirmations of botch and budgetary inconsistencies. Students and educators assert step-motherly treatment by DU.
SOL has twofold the quantity of students than DU's colleges and divisions set up together. Be that as it may, these students are not permitted to get to the focal library and are not permitted to vote in the DU Students' Union races. Notwithstanding for the contact classes on weekends, the universities deny them access to their premises. It additionally has been untouched by the changes that DU has presented in its universities and divisions.
The director of the overseeing assemblage of SOL, on the other hand, accuses the instructors for every one of its inconveniences. C S Dubey, who is additionally administrator of the Campus of Open Learning, told "When individuals don't collaborate, what can the organization do? No one is approaching to offer assistance. I am just for students' getting the advantages however educators likewise need to chip in."
The SOL organization asserts that the educators stay missing during that time and come to educate just on Sundays since they are paid additional. They, as per the powers, additionally oppose being sent as spectators for examinations.
"A year ago we had 31 colleges as study focuses and this year we have 50. A year ago, we had 350 spaces for contact classes and this year we have 450. We had 1,000 instructors before and the quality has gone up to 1,400 this year. We are additionally attempting to make advanced adaptations of 150 reading material. Additionally, we are attempting to utilize our Tahirpur land for an e-asset focus," said Dubey.
The instructors say this is a pack of falsehoods. "There are just two study focuses, in north and south," says instructor J Khuntia. "The alleged 25 to 30 focuses are really PCP (individual contact system) focuses which are enlisted consistently under the supervision of the SOL staff to direct classes just on Sundays and occasions for the students. We set aside a few minutes tables furthermore assign asset persons for these focuses. This year this obligation has been taken away with no reason." The instructors say the GB has likewise expanded the financial backing for the same reason without giving any reason. This was accounted for to the CAG for which an extraordinary review has been led."
The instructors have likewise restricted the instalment of Rs 25,000 to school principals for running the study focuses. "The GB's proposals to pay Rs 25,000 to principals who conduct PCP classes has been restricted by the staff gathering on the premise of an EC determination which says that a foremost can't be paid more than Rs 5,000 for every month for any additional work alongside his/her own obligation," said Khuntiya.