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College in Odisha bans smartphones on campus, college students vexed

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College in Odisha bans smartphones on campus, students vexed

By Express News Service

BERHAMPUR: Students of Mahamayee Mahila Mahavidyalaya on Monday opposed the choice of faculty authorities to ban smartphones on campus. On July 30, the faculty had issued a discover banning use of smartphones contained in the campus. Upset over the choice, the scholars met Principal S Narayana Rao and submitted a letter demanding the lifting of the restriction.

The college students argued that in right now’s digital world, smartphones have been a necessity. However, Rao didn’t settle for the letter and requested the scholars to debate the matter with their dad and mom. Rao mentioned many ladies have been spending most of their time in school on smartphones. They are watching movies throughout school hours. “Since we want students to spend their time in college on studies, the restriction was necessary,” he mentioned. The principal, nonetheless, mentioned college students are allowed to hold cellphones with keypads.

Many dad and mom additionally got here in assist of the ban on smartphones. “No doubt smartphones have made the life of students easy by providing them access to learning materials. However, these gadgets should not be misused,” they mentioned.

A senior officer of Berhampur University, whose daughter is a pupil of the faculty, mentioned,  “Phones are not allowed during examinations. The same should be applicable in classrooms. There should not be any hue and cry as the college authorities have allowed mobile phones with keypads inside the campus,” he added.

BERHAMPUR: Students of Mahamayee Mahila Mahavidyalaya on Monday opposed the choice of faculty authorities to ban smartphones on campus. On July 30, the faculty had issued a discover banning use of smartphones contained in the campus. Upset over the choice, the scholars met Principal S Narayana Rao and submitted a letter demanding the lifting of the restriction.

The college students argued that in right now’s digital world, smartphones have been a necessity. However, Rao didn’t settle for the letter and requested the scholars to debate the matter with their dad and mom. Rao mentioned many ladies have been spending most of their time in school on smartphones. They are watching movies throughout school hours. “Since we want students to spend their time in college on studies, the restriction was necessary,” he mentioned. The principal, nonetheless, mentioned college students are allowed to hold cellphones with keypads.

Many dad and mom additionally got here in assist of the ban on smartphones. “No doubt smartphones have made the life of students easy by providing them access to learning materials. However, these gadgets should not be misused,” they mentioned.

A senior officer of Berhampur University, whose daughter is a pupil of the faculty, mentioned,  “Phones are not allowed during examinations. The same should be applicable in classrooms. There should not be any hue and cry as the college authorities have allowed mobile phones with keypads inside the campus,” he added.