MP: 8 booked for siphoning off scholarship fund

MP: 8 booked for siphoning off scholarship fund

BHOPAL: The state economic offences wing (EOW) has registered FIR against eight people including the director of a Rewa-based college in connection with misappropriation of scholarship funds meant for students. An offence has been registered against authorities of IPS College, Rewa, for allegedly defrauding scholarship amount to the tune of Rs 14 lakh during academic session of 2013-14. Investigations have revealed that many withdrawals were made allegedly using fake documents. The amount was credited to the account of college director, said sources. Download The Times of India News App for Latest City News. [“Source-timesofindia.indiatimes”]  

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MP backs distance learning at TAFE

MP backs distance learning at TAFE

There’s to be an increase in the number of courses available at the TAFE in Glen Innes in the upcoming term and into the new year. What’s called a Connected Learning Centre means colleges in Glen Innes, Tenterfield, Quirindi and Coonabarabran will be able to share specialist resources like a particular teacher who is expert in a particular field. Local MP, Adam Marshall, said the introduction of distance learning via video links and other technological improvements was an “absolute game-changer” for the way people in this area were educated. He added:  “By…

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MP demands jail for officials rejecting education loans

MP demands jail for officials rejecting education loans

Bank officials should be “punished with imprisonment” if they reject education loan, says a member of parliament belonging to the DMK. “Bank officials should be punished with imprisonment if they reject education loan or charge higher rate of interest than what is prescribed. In many cases, rural students are denied even an application for education loan,” R Thamaraiselvan, the DMK MP from Dharmapuri, told IANS Sunday. He said that some malpractices adopted by officials of nationalised banks include demanding applicants to deposit money in a specified account or asking them…

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