Students, Mr Parth A Punekar (ISE dept, 3rd Year) & Mr Alok B Mattikalli (MECH dept, 3rd Year) developed a model for road sanitization during the lockdown period.
Date: 13/06/2020 Venue: College Auditorium Time:10:30AM onwards
As per the instructions from the Vice Chancellor,VTU, Belagavi, the Parents Meet was held on 13/06/2020 at the college auditorium chaired by Dr.K.Gopinath, Principal, SDMCET, Dharwad. The members present during the meeting were Prof.D.S.Bhat, Dean Student Welfare, Dr.R.L.Chakrasali, Dean Academics and Prof.G.L.Rajabanshi, Dean Administration.
The auditorium was completely sanitized before and after the meeting. Before entering to the auditorium all the parents and other members were sanitized and thermally screened. During the meeting physical distancing between the members was maintained.
Prof.Shravan Nayak welcomed the gathering. The Principal addressed the gathering and explained about the problems associated with COVID-19 pandemic. He assured that all the academic related matters and examinations will be held according to the guidelines of VTU, Belagavi.
Some parents discussed the matters related to academics, examinations and safety of the students after the reopening of the college. Some parents asked the questions through online about the same through Webex meeting app.
Quarries from the parents/guardians and reply from the Principal and Deans.
Ans: Yes, at any case without physical class room teaching no examinations will be conducted.
Ans: Tentatively 2 weeks for VIII semester and 3 to 4 weeks for lower semesters.
Ans: Syllabus covered before lockdown and expected syllabus to be covered in physical class room teaching after reopening of the college.
Ans: It depends on the situation. Tentatively it is planned to run the classes in two shifts.
Ans: It depends upon the government directives as applicable then. Students if quarantined shall be given a chance to write the examination afterwards as per VTU guidelines. What about Practical Examinations?
Ans: Number of experiments conducted before lockdown and expected no. of experiments to be conducted in labs after reopening of the college shall be considered for examination.
Ans: The semester end examinations will be conducted as per VTU norms and directions.
Ans: Digital library facility is available for the students all the time.
Ans: Placement activates are going on as usual and the recruiters have assured us that the placed students can join after the final examinations.
Ans: After the reopening of the college the bus facility will remain as usual subjected the revised guidelines of VTU and the Government.
The Principal and Deans present clarified all the matters and doubts raised by the parents. The feedback forms with the questionnaire were distributed to the parents and filled forms were collected back.
Most of the parents appeared to be satisfied the measures taken by the Institution in the interest of students’ learning activities including the online teaching.
Resolutions of the meeting:
The opinion of all the parents attended the meeting were collected. The college will compile and consolidate the opinion expressed by the parents and same will be communicated to the VTU for their kind perusal. Further, it is resolved to abide by the instructions issued by VTU from time to time by all the stakeholders in the days to come.
Prof. Shravan Nayak proposed a vote of thanks.
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