Rural students also to get certificates at home

Nagpur: District collector has chalked out a programme to distribute various types of to students at their doorsteps also in rural parts of the district. Special camps will be organized at 81 locations in 13 tehsils between June 12 and 30 to receive applications from the students and send certificates to their households through postal services. It will be for the first time such camps will be organized in rural parts of the district.
The special camps in the city, which started from June 8, are receiving huge response. On June 8, 1,508 students submitted applications, 2,448 on June 9 and 2,461 on June 10 for a total of 6,417. The camps are being organized at 15 colleges and will continue till June 24.

In rural areas, four camps will be organized in Ramtek tehsil, 4 in Parseoni, 6 in Mauda, 5 in Kamptee, 9 in Katol, 4 in Narkhed, 5 in Saoner, 9 in Kalmeshwar, 4 in Umrer, 15 in Kuhi, 5 in Bhiwapur, 6 in Nagpur Rural and 5 in Hingna tehsil.

After declaration of HSC and SSC results, thousands of students throng the SETU or facilitation centre at the collector office to obtain caste, domicile, nationality and non-creamy layer certificates for admissions to colleges. Students and their parents stand for hours at these centres and also make subsequent visits to collect the certificates. Also, the students and their parents fall prey to touts.

Last year, the then collector Sachin Kurve had launched the new system under which the applications for these certificates were received at camps organized at the colleges and also at SETU. Certificates were sent to applicants through post to their residential address. Around 28,000 students benefited from the drive.

Camps in city

Camps will be organized between June 15 and 17 at Mahatma Gandhi Centennial High School, Jaripatka, Bharat Vidyalaya, Ram Nagar, Santaji College, Sneh Nagar, Pt Bacchraj Vyas College, Medical College, and Rajendra High School, Hasanbagh.

On June 23 and 24, the camps will be held at Indira Gandhi High School, Jawahar Nagar, Jinglebell Convent, Hiwri Nagar, Jhunjhunwala Kanya Vidyalaya, Gandhibagh, CP & Berar College, Ravi Nagar, and Tidke College, Katol Road.

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