The Madras High Court has directed the Puducherry authorities to think about a plea for institution of a separate board for college schooling, extra notably for courses 10 and 12, within the union territory.
“In the light of increasing population and the number of school-going children, it may be in the best interest of the students if a board or individual boards for primary and secondary education or even higher education were constituted. However, that is a decision exclusively within the domain of the executive,” the primary bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice PD Audikesavalu stated.
The bench permitted the petitioner to ship a illustration afresh to the schooling secretary in Puducherry.
The secretary, it stated, will contemplate the illustration in acceptable perspective, notably contemplating the numerous colleges which have mushroomed in Puducherry itself and the necessity for offering a definite curriculum and even course of for college kids there delinked from what’s adopted within the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu.
The bench was disposing of a PIL petition from R Sreedhar on Thursday. If such illustration is made by the petitioner inside the subsequent 4 weeks, the secretary ought to furnish a reply inside 12 weeks; the bench stated and hoped that expeditious and acceptable steps can be taken by the Puducherry authorities to finest serve the curiosity of the school-going college students in its area.