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DAV College, Hoshiarpur, Punjab
Address:Chandigarh Road
Hoshiarpur (District Hoshiarpur)
Punjab, India

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DAV College, Hoshiarpur Punjab is a recognised institute / college. DAV College, Hoshiarpur Punjab was established on / in 1926.


Principal of DAV College, Hoshiarpur Punjab is Dr Janmit Singh, Dr, KK Chawla.

DAV College, Hoshiarpur Punjab is situated in Hoshiarpur of Punjab state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Hoshiarpur comes under Hoshiarpur Tehsil, Hoshiarpur District.

Fax # of DAV College, Hoshiarpur Punjab is 01882-244123.

Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at DAV College, Hoshiarpur Punjab are 94631-36590, 081463-77333, 98140-68768.

email ID(s) is DAV College Hoshiarpur Punjab

Website of DAV College, Hoshiarpur Punjab is www.davchsp.org.in.

Chairman : Dr. Anoop Kumar.
General Secretary : Principal DL Anand (9814068768).

Contact Details of DAV College, Hoshiarpur Punjab are : Telephone: +91-1882-220858, 242525, 248268, 248068
Mrs Jasbira Minhas W/o Dr Anoop Kumar (Chairman)
Shashi Bala Anand W/o Principal D L Anand (Secretary)
Jaishree Bagga W/o Dr Ajay Bagga (perhaps Mg Committee Member)
Pandit of Arya Samaj Hoshiarpur Shiv Parsad


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DAV College, Hoshiarpur Punjab runs course(s) in Degree, Business Management stream(s).
BA, B.Sc, BCA, BBA, B.Com, PGD(Computer Applications), M.Sc(I.T), M.Com, M.A(Political Science), M.A(Punjabi), Vocational (Computer Applications)

Approval details: DAV College is affiliated with Panjab University, Chandigarh (Chandigarh)


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Satish Chander versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054

Satish Chander,
# 119-D,
Gobind Nagar,
Ambala Cantt. ……Complainant

Vs

Public Information Officer,
O/o Principal,
D.A.V. College,
Jalandhar. …….Respondent

CC No. 3085 of 2010
ORDER

Present :-
None for the Complainant.
Mr. Kapil Sharma, Advocate, for the Respondent.
____

The Respondent submits a copy of the information running into 11 sheets which, he says, will be sent to the Complainant within 03 days and Commission will be informed. A copy of the information is taken on record.

2. A copy of the information submitted be enclosed alongwith this order to the Complainant.

Since the information stands supplied, the case is disposed of and closed.
Announced in the hearing.

Copies of the order be sent to the parties.

Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, January 17, 2011. State Information Commissioner.

STATE OF HARYANA AND OTHERSVs MAM CHAND YADAV RSA No 785 of 2010

IN THE HIGH COURT FOR THE STATES OF PUNJAB AND
HARAYANA AT CHANDIGARH

Date of Decision: January 10, 2011

State of Haryana and others. ….Appellants
Versus
Mam Chand Yadav ….Respondent

CORAM:
HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE SABINA

Present:
Mr. Deepak Jindal, DAG, Haryana. for the appellants.

SABINA, J.(ORAL)
Plaintiff Mam Chand Yadav had filed a suit for declaration that he was entitled to receive pension after counting his service from 05.08.1974 to 28.11.1977 rendered by him in the Municipal Committee, Rewari. The suit filed by the plaintiff was decreed by the trial Court vide judgment and decree dated 24.07.2009.

Aggrieved by the same, defendants/State filed the appeal and the same was dismissed by the District Judge, Rewari vide judgment and decree dated 08.01.2010. Hence, the present appeal by the
defendants-State.

The case of the plaintiff in brief was that he was appointed as Clerk with the Municipal Committee, Rewari on 5.71974.

Thereafter he applied for the post of Auditor through proper channel and joined the said post on 28.11.1977. He had worked to the entire satisfaction of his employer and retired from service on 31.12.2006. However, while calculating his pension, his service rendered by him in Municipal Committee, Rewari was not taken into consideration. The defendants averred in the written statement that service rendered by the plaintiff in Municipal Committee, Rewari was not liable to be counted for calculating his pension.

On the pleadings of the parties, following issues were framed by
the Courts below:

1. Whether the plaintiff is entitled for addition of service from 05.08.1974 to 28.11.1977 rendered by him in Municipal Committee, Rewari for the purpose of pensionary benefits? OPP

2. If issue No.1 is proved in affirmative whether the plaintiff is
entitled for injunction on the arrears? OPD

3. Whether the suit is not maintainable? OPD

4. Whether the suit is time barred? OPD

5. Relief.

After hearing the learned State counsel I am of the opinion that the instant appeal deserves dismissal.

The facts of the case are not in dispute. Admittedly, respondentplaintiff had worked with Municipal Committee, Rewari from 05.08.1974 to 28.11.1977 and had thereafter joined as an Auditor with the defendants.

It has been held in case of Diwan Singh Vs State of Haryana and others, 1990(1) SLR-762 as under:

3. After hearing the learned counsel for the parties and going through the record, I find that the petitioner deserves to be allowed and the respondents are duty bound to release forthwith the arrears of pension and other monetary claims made by the petitioner. Once, it is established that the petitioner joined the service of Municipal Committee, Hoshiarpur on 1st September, 1949 and thereafter joined Government College, Hoshiarpur on
13th May, 1952, and served there upto 14th October, 1957, when
his services were provincialised with effect from the following day, that is, 15th October, 1957, the entire service rendered by the petitioner right from 1st September, 1949, till the date of his superannuation, that is, 31st October, 1979, had to be counted for the purpose of pension. For maintaining continuity in service, notional breaks for the summer vacation, if any, had to be ignored for the pension purpose as the petitioner was not to be taken as if he was an employee engaged on daily wages and was not to be paid for the period of summer vacation.

Accordingly, the relief with regard to death-cum-retirement gratuity and commutation of pension had to be granted to him after re-fixing the same on the basis of total length of service from 1st September, 1949, to 31st October, 1979.

Relying upon the said decision, the Courts below have rightly decreed the suit of the plaintiff. No substantial question of law arises in this appeal.

Dismissed.

(SABINA)
JUDGE

A S Wadhawan versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054
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A.S. Wadhawan,
415/9, Mohalla Punj Piplan,
Bahadurpur,
Hoshiarpur 146001 (Pb.). …Appellant

Vs

1. Public Information Officer,
O/o Principal, DAV College,
Near Mini Secretariat,
Hoshiarpur (Punjab).

2. First Appellate Authority,
O/o Principal, DAV College, Near Mini Secretariat,
Hoshiarpur (Punjab). ……Respondent

AC No. 808 of 2010
ORDER

Present::
None for the Appellant.
Mr. Raj Kumar Bhalla, Supdtt. and Mr. Rajiv Sharma, APIO, for the Respondent.
. ----

The RTI request is, dated 12.01.2010 on 15 points.

2. The Respondent submits a copy of the response, dated 28.01.2010, wherein information-seeker was asked to deposit an amount of Rs.83747/- to obtain the information. The appeal with the Commission is, dated 11.09.2010, a copy of which is also endorsed to the Principal of the College. In response to this letter, the College-Principal again wrote to the appellant on 04.10.2010 that you can obtain the requisite information after depositing the requisite fee.

3. The Appellant may deposit the requisite fee and obtain the information. Should the Appellant deposit the fee, Respondent will be duty-bound to provide the requisite information. Copies of the Respondent’s letters dated 28.01.2010 and 04.10.2010 are taken on record.
The Appellant is absent without intimation.

With this, the case is disposed of and closed.

Announced in the hearing.

Copies of the order be sent to the parties.

Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, October 29 , 2010. State Information Commissioner.

Neelam Bhardwaj versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054
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Dr. Neelam Bhardwaj,
25, Onkar Vihar,
Police Colony Lane,
Chandigarh Road,
District Ludhiana 141010. .…Complainant

Vs

Public Information Officer,
O/o Principal,
DAV College,
Hoshiarpur 144224.
……Respondent

CC No. 2796 of 2010

ORDER

Present:
Dr. Neelam Bhardwaj, Complainant, with her husband, Mr. Sunil Bhardwaj.
Dr. K.K.Chawla, Principal-PIO and Mr. Rajiv Sharma, APIO, for the Respondent.
____

The RTI request for information is, dated 4.12.2009, on 06 points pertaining to the service matter of the applicant. On not getting any information, a complaint was filed with the Commission on 03.09.2010. The Complainant says that she has not received any information.

2. The Respondent hands over a copy of the information to the Complainant in my presence today and she has scrutinized the same.

3. Substantial information stands supplied to the Complainant who points out certain deficiencies. The PIO, Dr. K.K. Chawla and the Complainant have mutually agreed to meet in the office of Principal on 25.10.2010 (Monday) at 11.00 a.m. where the deficient information, as per record, duly attested, will be given to the Complainant.

Accordingly, the case is disposed of and closed.

Announced in the hearing.

Copies of the order be sent to the parties.

Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, October 18, 2010. State Information Commissioner.

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 32-33-34, Sector -17-C, CHANDIGARH
Dr. Bhupinder Singh,
MA.M.Ed. Ph.D (Education),
H.No.B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobindgarh, Hoshiarpur.
……………………………. Complainant

Vs.

Public Information Officer
O/o President,
DAV College, Managing Committee,
Hoshiarpur.
………………………………..Respondent

CC No. 35 of 2010

Present:
(i) Sh. Jagat Singh on behalf of the Complainant
(ii) Sh. S.S.Sharma, Lecturer on behalf of the Respondent.

ORDER

Heard

2. Vide my order dated 16.03.2010, I had directed the Complainant to show as to how the subject matter of the instant complaint is different from the subject matter of CC: 141 of 2010. He was also directed to state in writing whether he had paid the fee demanded by the PIO for supplying the information in CC: 141 of 2010. These directions were given because it was submitted by the Respondent that the Complainant had been demanding the same information repeatedly and that instead of paying the requisite fee against the demand, he complicates the issue by making a fresh application for the same purpose. In this manner, the Complainant has been misusing the provisions of the RTI Act.

3. Today, the representative of the Complainant has not been able to explain as to why he did not pay the requisite fee in regard to the information which he sought earlier and which forms the subject matter of CC: 141 of 2010. He has also not shown as to how the subject matter of CC: 141 of 2010 is different from the subject matter of the instant complaint. In these circumstances, I am of the considered view that the present complaint is a misuse of the right conferred by the RTI Act 2005. This needs to be deprecated in the strongest terms.

4. In view of the foregoing no further action in the instant complaint is required. Resultantly, the complaint is dismissed, being devoid of merit.


(Kulbir Singh)
Dated: 29th April, 2010 State Information Commissioner

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 32-33-34, Sector -17-C, CHANDIGARH
Dr. Bhupinder Singh,
MA.M.Ed. Ph.D (Education),
H.No.B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobindgarh, Hoshiarpur.
……………………………. Complainant

Vs.

Public Information Officer
O/o President,
DAV College, Managing Committee,
Hoshiarpur.

………………………………..Respondent

CC No. 35 of 2010

Present:
Sh. Bhupinder Singh, the Complainant
Dr. Shyam Sunder Sharma, Sr. Lecturer on behalf of the Respondent

ORDER

Heard

2. Vide my order dated 04.03.10, the Respondent was held to be a public authority liable to supply the information in terms of the RTI Act 2005.

3. My earlier order dated 04.03.10 is only relevant qua the issue that the Respondent is a public authority within the ambit of the RTI Act 2005. My earlier order does not preclude the operation of the relevant provisions of the RTI Act regarding the payment of fees and other relevant matters. The Respondent is, therefore, at liberty to indicate the fee laviable under the RTI Act for the information demanded by the Complainant. It is made clear that the Complainant is not entitled to the information without paying the requisite fees.

4. It has been submitted by the Respondent that the Complainant demanded the same information earlier also and for which he had filed a complaint CC No. 141 of 2010 before the Commission . Photocopy of the order has been placed on record. As per this order, the Complainant was permitted to take the information on payment of fee. In view of this, it is alleged that the instant case is merely an abuse of the process of law. The Complainant has filed repeated complaints on the same cause of action with a view to avoid payment of fee. In view of this plea of the Respondent, I direct the Complainant to show as to how the subject matter of the instant case is different from the subject matter of CC: 141 of 2010. The Complainant should also file a written statement regarding whether he has paid the fees and received the information in CC: 141 of 2010.

5. The beneficent provisions of the RTI Act 2005 are not meant to be misused by the information seekers. Conferment of a right under a statute pre-supposes that it shall be exercised in a proper and fair manner. Mis-user of a right is by itself a negation of the right. No legal right can brook its being misused to the detriment of the person supposed to discharge his duties correlative to the legal right in question. In the instant case, if it is found that the Complainant has been, for no valid reason, misusing the machinery provided under the RTI Act 2005, I shall be legally bound to take note of it and explore suitable legal action. However, in case the Complainant pays the necessary fee, the information shall be supplied by the Respondent.

6. Adjourned to 29.04.10 (at 02.00 PM) for further proceedings. Copies of the order be sent to the parties.
Sd/-
(Kulbir Singh)
Dated: 16th March , 2010 State Information Commissioner

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 32-33-34, Sector -17-C, CHANDIGARH

Dr. Bhupinder Singh,
M.A.M.Ed, Ph.D Education,
H.No-B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobindgarh, Hoshiarpur.
……………………………. Complainant

Vs.

Public Information Officer
O/o President,
DAV College, Managing Committee,
Hoshiarpur.

………………………………..Respondent

CC No. 35 of 2010

ORDER

Arguments were heard in this case on 02.02.2010 and the judgment was reserved.

2.The core question falling for decision in the instant matter is whether the DAV College, Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur is a Public Authority under the Right to Information Act, 2005. The plea of the Complainant is that the information sought by him pertains to the DAV College Hoshiarpur which is an aided institution receiving grant-in-aid from the Government. The other two institutions run by this managing committee namely DAV College of Education, Hoshiarpur and DAV Higher Secondary School, Hoshiarpur are also aided by the State. The plea of the Respondent is that the DAV College Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur is a society constituted by private individuals for promotion of education and that the said society is not funded by the Government and therefore, it is not a public authority and is outside the purview of the RTI Act, 2005.

3. While ascertaining whether the Respondent Managing Committee is a public authority within the RTI Act, 2005, the facts in their entirety have to be looked into. The facts relevant for the determination of the issue involved are (i) the DAV College, Hoshiarpur society has constituted the DAV College Managing Committee (ii) the DAV college managing committee manages three educational institutes namely DAV college Hoshiarpur, DAV college of education, Hoshiarpur and DAV Higher Secondary School, Hoshiarpur. All these institutions receive financial aid from the State of Punjab. The DAV college society/Managing committee is not engaged in any other activity apart from owning and running the aforementioned educational institutions (iii) the information demanded pertains to the aided institution.

4. The facts given hereinabove leave no manner of doubt that the DAV College Management committee in fact is a controlling authority set up by the DAV College Hoshiarpur society to administer the various educational institutions owned and run by it. And all these institutions are State aided. In view of this, there is no escape from the conclusion that the respondent managing committee is definitely a NGO substantially financed by funds provided by the Government. A feeble attempt on the part of the Respondent has been made to submit that the DAV college managing committee is a separate entity from the DAV College. This submission is without any basis. The managing committee is the governing body of the institution and hence is its inseparable part of the college. It is, in other words, the brain and head of the educational institution in question to wit DAV College, Hoshiarpur. I, therefore, hold that the respondent is a Public Authority under the Right to Information Act, 2005, and is, thus, under an obligation to furnish information in terms thereof.

5. I, therefore, direct the Respondent to supply the information demanded by the Complainant or show how it is exempt under any of the clauses of Section 8 of Right to Information Act, 2005. To come up on 16.03.2010 for further proceedings.
Sd/-
(Kulbir Singh)
Dated: 26th February, 2010 State Information Commissioner

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054
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Bhupinder Singh,
House No. B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobindgarh,
Hoshiarpur 146001. ……Complainant

Vs

Public Information Officer,
O/o President,
DAV College Managing Committee,
Hoshiapur. ……Respondent

CC No. 151 of 2010
ORDER

Present:
None for the Complainant.
Representative Mr. Sham Sunder Sharma, Lecturer, for the Respondent.
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The Complainant vide his RTI request dated 14.11.2009, has demanded information from the Respondent DAV College, Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur. Not satisfied with the response, he filed a complaint with the Commission on 14.12.2009. The Complainant, if he so desires, may submit in writing, to the Commission by 10.03.2010, justifying how the Respondent DAV College, Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur is a public authority under the ambit of Section 2 (h) of the RTI Act. He will also provide this to the Respondent who will file his observations/comments to the Commission by 20.03.2010, with a copy to the Complainant. The Respondent will submit the following:
(i) Balance sheet as on 31.03.2008 and 31.03.2009.

(ii) Allotment of aid being given by Government directly or indirectly (allotment of land at concession rate/free of cost, exemption of income tax and exemption of VAT etc.)

(iii) Any copy (certified) of all grants received from the Government.

The case is adjourned to 29.03.2010 (Monday), Court No. 1, SCO No./84-85, Sector 17-C, Chandigarh at 11.00 AM.

Announced in the hearing.

Copies of the order be sent to the parties.


Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, February 26, 2010 State Information Commissioner

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054
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Bhupinder Singh,
House No. B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobindgarh,
Hoshiarpur 146001. ……Complainant

Vs

Public Information Officer,
O/o President,
DAV College Managing Committee,
Hoshiarpur. ……Respondent

CC No. 140 of 2010
ORDER

Present: Representative, Mr. Jagat Singh, for the Complainant.
Mr. Sham Sunder Sharma, Lecturer, for the Respondent.
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The DAV College, Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur is not a public authority as per the definition given under the RTI Act.
Therefore, the case is dismissed.
Announced in the hearing.
Copies of the order be sent to the parties.



Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, February 22, 2010 State Information Commissioner

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054
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Bhupinder Singh,
House No. B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobindgarh,
Hoshiarpur 146001. ……Complainant

Vs

Public Information Officer,
O/o DAV College,
Hoshiapur Society (Regd.),
Hoshiapur 146001. ……Respondent

CC No. 143 of 2010
ORDER

Present:
Representative, Mr. Jagat Singh, for the Complainant.
APIO, Mr. Rajeev Sharma, and Mr. Raj Kumar, Superintendent, O/o DAV College, Hoshiarpur, for the Respondent.
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The DAV College, Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur is not a public authority as per the definition given under the RTI Act.
Therefore, the case is dismissed.
Announced in the hearing.
Copies of the order be sent to the parties.


Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, February 22, 2010 State Information Commissioner

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054
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Bhupinder Singh,
House No. B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobindgarh,
Hoshiarpur 146001. ……Complainant

Vs

Public Information Officer,
O/o Principal, DAV College,
Hoshiarpur-146001. ……Respondent

CC No. 141 of 2010
ORDER

Present:
Representative, Mr. Jagat Singh, for the Complainant.
APIO, Mr. Rajeev Sharma, and Mr. Raj Kumar, Superintendent, O/o DAV College, Hoshiarpur, for the Respondent.
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The Complainant had sought under RTI request on 23 points on 20.10.2009 from the PIO, DAV College, Hoshiarpur.

2. The Respondent today says that on 26.10.2009, the Respondent APIO wrote to the Complainant that neither the required fee has been enclosed nor any postal charges. On not getting any response, the PIO sent a registered letter on 31.12.2009, again requesting the Complainant to deposit the requisite fee. Thereupon, the Complainant sent him the requisite IPO on 13.01.2010. Whereupon on 06.02.2010, the Respondent wrote to the Complainant that the sought information is available on record and he would have to pay fee of Rs. 89, 643/- to post the information to him.

3. The Representative of the Complainant says that they have not received the first letter sent by the APIO on 26.10.2009. Since the Respondent is willing to give the information, should the Complainant deposit the fee, the Respondent shall be obliged to give the necessary/requisite information. A photocopy of the correspondence between the Complainant and the Respondent is taken on record.

With this, the case is disposed of and closed.

Announced in the hearing.

Copies of the order be sent to the parties.

Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, February 22, 2010 State Information Commissioner

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 32-33-34, Sector -17-C, CHANDIGARH

Dr. Bhupinder Singh,
M.A.M.Ed, Ph.D Education,
H.No-B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobindgarh, Hoshiarpur.
……………………………. Complainant

Vs.

Public Information Officer
O/o President,
DAV College, Managing Committee,
Hoshiarpur.

………………………………..Respondent

CC No. 35 of 2010

Present:
(i) None is present on behalf of the Complainant
(ii) Dr. Sham Sunder Sharma, Sr. Lecturer on behalf of the Respondent

ORDER

Arguments heard. Judgment Reserved.


Sd/-
(Kulbir Singh)
Dated: 2nd February, 2010 State Information Commissioner

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054
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Bhupinder Singh,
House No. B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobingarh, Hoshiarpur 146001. ……Complainant

Vs

Public Information Officer,
O/o President, DAV College,
Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur. ……Respondent

CC No. 3579 of 2009
ORDER

Present:
Complainant, Mr. Bhupinder Singh, in person.
Representative, Mr. Sham Sunder Sharma, Sr. Lecturer, for the Respondent.
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The Complainant has filed his request under RTI on 15.10.2009, addressed to the PIO, DAV College, Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur, seeking information on 06 points.

2. The representative of the Respondent submits a point-wise response, a copy of which is handed over to the Complainant in my presence today. The averment made by the Respondent is that the DAV College, Managing Committee is a private body and not a public authority. Accepted.
The case is dismissed.

Announced in the hearing.

Copies of the order be sent to the parties.


Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, January 04, 2010 State Information Commissioner

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054
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Bhupinder Singh,
House No. B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobingarh, Hoshiarpur 146001. ……Complainant

Vs

Public Information Officer,
O/o President, DAV College,
Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur. ……Respondent

CC No. 3580 of 2009

ORDER

Present:
Complainant, Mr. Bhupinder Singh, in person.
Representative, Mr. Sham Sunder Sharma, Sr. Lecturer, for the Respondent.
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The Complainant has filed his request under RTI on 01.10.2009, addressed to the PIO, DAV College, Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur, seeking information on 06 points.

2. The representative of the Respondent submits a point-wise response, a copy of which is handed over to the Complainant in my presence today. The averment made by the Respondent is that the DAV College, Managing Committee is a private body and not a public authority. Accepted.

The case is dismissed.

Announced in the hearing.

Copies of the order be sent to the parties.


Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, January 04, 2010 State Information Commissioner

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054
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Bhupinder Singh,
House No. B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobingarh, Hoshiarpur 146001. ……Complainant

Vs

Public Information Officer,
O/o President, DAV College,
Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur. ……Respondent

CC No. 3581 of 2009
ORDER

Present:
Complainant, Mr. Bhupinder Singh, in person.
Representative, Mr. Sham Sunder Sharma, Sr. Lecturer, for the Respondent.
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The Complainant has filed his request under RTI on 22.10.2009, addressed to the PIO, DAV College, Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur, seeking information regarding minutes of meeting of the Selection Committee for the appointment of Principal, DAV College of Education, Hoshiarpur.

2. The representative of the Respondent submits a point-wise response, a copy of which is handed over to the Complainant in my presence today. The averment made by the Respondent is that the DAV College, Managing Committee is a private body and not a public authority. Accepted.

The case is dismissed.

Announced in the hearing.

Copies of the order be sent to the parties.


Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, January 04, 2010 State Information Commissioner

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054
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Bhupinder Singh,
House No. B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobingarh, Hoshiarpur 146001. ……Appellant

Vs

1. Public Information Officer,
O/o DAV College, Hoshiarpur.

2. First Appellate Authority,
DAV College, Hoshiarpur. ……Respondents

AC No. 947 of 2009
ORDER

Present:
Appellant, Mr. Bhupinder Singh, in person.
Representative, Mr. Rajeev Sharma, APIO, for the Respondent.
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The Appellant has filed his request under RTI on 02.10.2009, addressed to the PIO, President, DAV College, Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur, seeking information regarding Managing Committee itself through 15 points.

2. The representative of the Respondent submits a point-wise response, a copy of which is handed over to the Appellant in my presence today. The averment made by the Respondent is that the DAV College, Managing Committee is a private body and not a public authority. Accepted.

The case is dismissed.

Announced in the hearing.

Copies of the order be sent to the parties.


Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, January 04, 2010 State Information Commissioner

Bhupinder Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054
Visit us @ www.infocommpunjab.com

Bhupinder Singh,
House No. B-1/127/MCH,
Gali Gobingarh, Hoshiarpur 146001. ……Appellant

Vs
1. Public Information Officer,
O/o DAV College of Education, Hoshiarpur.

2. Public Information Officer,
DAV College, Hoshiarpur. ……Respondents
AC No. 948 of 2009

ORDER

Present:
Appellant, Mr. Bhupinder Singh, in person.
Representative, Mr. Rajeev Sharma, APIO, for the Respondent.
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The Appellant vide his request for information dated 24.09.2009, addressed to the PIO/Principal, DAV College of Education, Hoshiarpur has sought information on 11 points regarding amalgamated fund etc.

2. The representative of the Respondent who has appeared today is from DAV College, Hoshiarpur, whereas, the information demanded concerns DAV College of Education, Hoshiarpur. Apparently, there is a mixup in sending notice of hearing by the Punjab State Information Commission. The correct Respondent in the instant case is PIO/Principal, DAV College of Education, Hoshiarpur.

3. A copy of the RTI request is handed over to the representative of the DAV College, who is directed to give the same to the PIO/Principal, DAV College of Education, Hoshiarpur.

4. The Respondent PIO/Principal of DAV College of Education is directed to give the demanded information, as and if available on record, duly attested and point-wise, to the Appellant, before the next date of hearing with a copy to the Commission. A copy of the RTI request dated 24.19.2009 be sent to the PIO/Principal, DAV College of Education, Hoshiarpur.

The case is adjourned to 01.02.2010 (Monday), Court No. 1, SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-Chandigarh at 11.00 AM for confirmation.

Announced in the hearing.

Copies of the order be sent to the parties.


Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, January 04, 2010 State Information Commissioner

Kuldip Singh versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH, Ph. No. 0172-4630054
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Kuldip Singh,
C/o M/s Raghunath Dass & Sons Stationers,
Bazar Vakilan,
Hoshiarpur 146007 (Punjab). ……Complainant

Vs

Public Information Officer,
O/o President,
DAV College, Hoshiarpur. ……Respondent
CC No. 3222 of 2009
ORDER

Present:
Representative, Mr. Jagat Singh, for the Complainant.
Mr. Sham Sunder Sharma, Senior Lecturer, for the Respondent.
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The Complainant has filed his request for RTI on 18.09.2009 with the President, DAV College Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur, seeking information about 10 points about managing committee itself. During the hearing, Mr. Sham Sunder Sharma, senior Lecturer for the Respondent, has averred that the DAV College Managing Committee is not a public authority as per section 2 (h) of the RTI Act, 2005. The Complainant had contested his statement and submitted in writing as to how it is public authority. In response to that communication dated 18.11.2009, the Managing Committee has given a point-wise reply to the Complainant’s letter on 03.12.2009, copies of which are on record. A copy of the Managing Committee’s response has also been given to the representative of the Complainant today. I agree with the statement/written submission made by the Respondent that DAV College Managing Committee is not a public authority, as per section 2 (h) of the RTI Act, 2005.

2. In view of the above, the case is disposed of and closed.
Announced in the hearing.

Copies of the order be sent to the parties.

Chandigarh, (P. P. S. Gill)
Dated, December 18, 2009. State Information Commissioner.

OM PRAKASH SAINI AND ANOTHER Vs STATE OF PUNJAB AND OTHERS

IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH

C.W.P NO. 2837 OF 2009

DECIDED ON : 05.03.2009

Om Parkash Saini and another ...Petitioners
versus
State of Punjab and others ...Respondents

CORAM :
HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE SURYA KANT

Present :
Mr. Rajeshwar Singh, Advocate, for the petitioners.
Mr. G. S. Attariwala, Additional AG, Punjab.
Mr. C. L. Sharma, Advocate, for respondent No.4.

SURYA KANT, J. (ORAL)
The petitioners seek a direction to the Deputy Commissioner, Hoshiarpur to conduct the elections of office bearers of the Managing Committee of D.A.V College, Hoshiarpur by way of secret ballot, as provided under the Rules. The petitioners also want a restrain order against respondents No.4 and 5 from holding any meeting as their term as office bearers, has already been expired.

Notice of motion was issued and in response thereto, learned counsel for the parties have been heard.

It is not in dispute that the election of office bearers of the Managing Committee of D.A.V College, Hoshiarpur, is due and is required to be held immediately.

Mr. C. L. Sharma, learned counsel for respondent No.4 submits that tentatively the election is scheduled to be held on 22.03.2009. As regards the prayer that the election should be held by secret ballot, the controversy has already been settled by this Court vide order dated 08.02.2008 passed in C.W.P No. 1852 of 2008 (Annexure P-8).

Similarly, there can be hardly any doubt that in order to maintain purity and impartiality of the election process, its supervision by some Administrative Authority is also required besides the secret ballot.

For the reasons afore-stated, this writ petition is disposed of with a direction that election of the office bearers of the Managing Committee of D.A.V College, Hoshiarpur shall be held positively before 31.03.2009 by way of secret ballot and under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner, Hoshiarpur or an Officer appointed by him for the said purpose.

Let a copy of this order be handed over to Mr. G. S. Attariwala, Additional AG, Punjab, for information and necessary compliance by the Deputy Commissioner, Hoshiarpur.

(SURYA KANT)
JUDGE

Profile of DAV College, Hoshiarpur

D.A..V College Hoshiarpur is situated on Hoshiarpur-Chandigarh road, Punjab. D.A.V. College, Hoshiarpur was established in the year 1926. The College is affiliated to Panjab University, Punjab. It is a grant-in-aid institution. The college was established by the trust ,whose aim was to promote and the spread of education in the rural hinter land of Punjab in pre partition days. Being driven by strong ideological fervour the emancipation that the societal development only when the masses are educated. There fore the trust created network of education institution which should impart liberal education in language , arts, science , commerce and also technical education to the people of the area including Kangra, Hamirpur and Una district of the Himachal Pardesh and as well as the area in the immediate vicinity of Hoshiarpur in the state of Punjab. The members of the management committee were seized of the fact that acute illiteracy in the Hoshiarpur and its surrounding areas could not addressed to unless the institutions like the present one were created to promote education among the disadvantaged strata of the society. The cordial spirit behind establishing the institution was to impart education with strong emphasis on values of human harmony and nationalism. Understanding the importance of vedic culture in the Indian societal milieu has been one of the prime objectives of the trust.

The college is located in an urban area. Its offers a wide range of courses and programmes in Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) classes. It offers six UG Programs in B.A., B.Com., B.Com. with E-commerce, B.Sc. (Non-medical), B.Sc. (Medical) and three PG Programs in M.A. (Political Science, Punjabi) and M.Sc in Information Technology. The college also offers vocational course in Computer Science and Applications at the UG level. The institution was recognized by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) in April 1956.
The college possesses a campus covering a land area of 12.5 acres. The students’ strength in UG Programmes in the current session is 2601 where as in PG Programmes the enrolment is 245. The enrolment in self financing courses is 146 which is being offered in three programmes. The majority of the students are from surrounding rural areas covering 30 km radius. The unit cost of education of the institution in the year 2002-2003 was Rs. 8158 excluding salary component. The temporal plan for the academic work of the college is annual type. The college provides too support services through one Central Library ,one Post Graduate Library and one at girls’ section having four laboratories ,three at the main college and one in the girls’ section ,Computer Centre, First Aid Facility, Canteen, Hostels, Guest House, Housing facilities for class IV employees. The college has very good infrastructure facilities including a Multipurpose Gymnasium Hall and a Seminar Hall.

The college now has a total strength of 56 permanent teachers, 2 part-time teachers, 20 temporary teachers, 10 administrative staff and 19 technical staff. Some of the Alumni who achieved prominence and holding various reputed positions are Justice R.L.Aggarwal, Former Judge Bombay High Court, Mr. S.S. Parmar, Mayor of Slough, London, Mr. Sunil Arora, I.A.S., Chairman and Managing Director, Indian Airlines, Sh. Umesh Chander, Principal(Retd.), Govt. College, Hoshiarpur, Ms Upasana Singh, Film and T.V Actress,Mr. Amrish Puri, Film Actor, S. Gurdip, famous singer, Ms Baljinder Kaur, theatre actor, Major General O.P.Parmar.

Curricular Aspects
Since its inception in 1926,with in the framework of Panjab University, D.A.V. College provides enough programme flexibility and elective options. The college functions in accordance with programmes of teaching and learning consistent with the goals and objectives of the institution. The college offers a wide range of courses and programmes. At UG level the programmes offered are in the area of Arts, Science, Commerce and Computer Science and Applications faculties. A good number of combinations in elective subjects are also offered to students for B.A., B.Sc. (Medical and Non-medical, Mathematics, Computer Science and Applications) B.Com. (General), B.Com.(Honours in E-commerce), and at the post graduate level M.A. in Political Science, Punjabi and M.Sc(IT). The college also offers vocational courses in Computer Science and Applications at the B.A. / B.Sc. level and P.G.D.C.A. at P.G. level. The students enjoy flexibility to pursue any programme with reference to elective options, and non-core options as per University rules. Some of the staff members are on the Board of Studies of the Panjab University. Within the framework of the curriculum as prescribed by Panjab University, the college tries to develop the knowledge, skills and values, which help students, achieve academic excellence. The teachers upgrade their skills by participating in seminars, conferences, workshops, orientation programmes and refresher courses.

The college has evolved an institutional mechanism to monitor the quality of different academic programmes through its various administrative/advisory committees. The committees design/recommend modifications in the academic programmes on the basis of feedback received from the students and as well as the faculty members.

The focus on emerging areas which need to be integrated with academic courses are Agro-Bio-Technology, Food Bio-Technology Information Technology, Microbiology and Business Administration so as to be in tune with the Mission and objectives of Society. The college takes one year , with in the present university system to introduce a new programme.

Teaching – Learning and Evaluation
The college has a transparent admission procedure. The students are selected for admission to the college strictly on merit. The relative merit of the candidates is decided on the academic records. The college publishes the prospectus every year, which provides the desired information regarding the admission procedure, the courses available, the fee structure and other information relevant to admissions and progress of the college. The academic flexibilities are available to the students to choose the course of study. The college has adopted a practice of preparing teaching plans in respective subjects before the commencement of the academic year. A complete and exhaustive academic calendar is prepared in accordance with the university norms to ensure effective teaching. Classroom lectures are supplemented with field studies, tutorials, wall posters, project reports question-answer sessions and class tests. The students are also given home assignments and are encouraged to participate in seminars, workshops, quizzes and debates. The remedial teaching is provided to the students of the weaker section and educationally disadvantaged students. The advanced learners are encouraged by providing fee-concession, books and extra coaching and other incentives as per the needs of the students.

The overall performance of the students is assessed by two House tests which are conducted in each academic session. A weightage of 10 percent of the total marks is assigned to these house tests in the annual examination . The management of the college encourages the teachers to participate in seminars, workshops and conferences. Quite a few teachers of the college have attended refresher/orientation courses and have also participated in departmental as well as university level seminars/workshops/conferences. Three members of faculty have attended national conferences. A Number of extension lectures have been organized in almost all the departments by inviting academicians/professionals of repute for promoting academia-industry interface. The institution has a process of self appraisal of teaching faculty but this is largely being used as part of annual confidential report. The college recruits teachers through duly constituted Selection Committees as per university/UGC rules through open advertisements. The college also recruits teachers on ad-hoc as well as part time basis as per need. The teaching faculty of the college is well qualified Out of 56 teachers 10 teachers have obtained PhD. Degrees where as 20 teachers have M.Phil. degrees. Two faculty members have also attended and presented papers in international conferences. Different departments have organized about 25 college level seminars, which have focused on AIDS, Heart diseases, English literature etc.


Research, Consultancy and Extension
The college is basically an institution having the responsibility to prepare students for graduate and Post Graduate degrees. The college at present does not posses infrastructural facilities and expertise to promote quality research. The college also does not have clear policy about promoting research and consultancy among the faculty especially in such disciplines which have tremendous importance in and applications to the local economy . Very few teachers have published articles, research papers, abstracts and paper presentations in conferences and seminars. At the moment there are no funded research projects being under taken by the faculty. The college may encourage and guide the teacher to submit the proposal to various funding agencies for minor/major research projects and holding of research seminars. The faculty by and large seems to be unaware about various funding schemes of UGC and other funding agencies which invite research proposals every year from colleges/ universities all over the country.
The college has over the period of time created a networking which helps it to promote outreach and extension activities catering to the local needs and social issues. These activities are planned and executed through NSS and NCC units. Various Community Development Programmes, Health and Hygiene Awareness, Environment Awareness, Blood Donation Camps, Adult Education etc. are organized with the active help and collaboration of GOs and NGOs.
Being an educational institution of historical importance, it has adopted a slum for the purpose of community development and adult education. For example adopting a village, which may help in solving the problem of the targeted community to a great extent. Such an involvement on continual basis will not only eradicate illiteracy but also develop a sense of community participation and citizenryship among the students who seek education from this institution. This in the long run should help to inculcate values and motivations among the students in the becoming responsible citizen of future. Such long range programmes will be better measured and student will get social involvement in the causes for which they are motivated to work.

Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The college is situated on the Hoshiarpur-Chandigarh road and has two a beautiful campus spread over an area of 12.5 acres of land. It has adequate physical facilities and resources to run various educational programmes and administrative functions effectively. The college has infrastructural facilities like lecture theaters, well-equipped laboratories, Fine Arts Studio, partially computerized library, playgrounds, Seminar Hall, Gymnasium, Students’ Center, Boys Hostel, Girls Hostel, First Aid Facility, Canteen, Computer Center, Guest Houses and limited internet facilities. The new canteen is housed in a double story building. The college has a students’ center and has recently ear marked rooms running post-graduate programmes. The college has well maintained gardens and spacious lawns. The Botanical Garden of the college has a large collection of unique species of flora and fauna. The college maintains its infrastructure through regular, repairs and upkeep with the help of the maintenance staff and out side agencies. The college management is actively involved in monitoring and planning the future growth of the institution to commensurate with increasing number of students and ever-evolving educational patterns. The college is attempting to optimize its existing infrastructure and has recently created IGNOU Study Center on its premises and has started an evening shift for providing guidance, coaching and counselling to candidates preparing for competitive examinations and other specialized studies.

The institution has a central library which is managed by the Library Advisory Committee. There are 49,638 books and 200 journals/periodicals and news papers. Most of the activities of the library like reading, stock verification, etc. have been computerized. Library has interlibrary borrowing facility and internet facility. It is kept open for 294 days in a year with 9 working hours a day. The college has a good collection of audio-video cassettes and CD’s. The library has a well-furnished reading room.

The college has Central Computing facilities with 41 computers which is kept open for 7 hours a day, 6 days a week during working days. It is made available on Sundays and holidays on demand.

The college has made a necessary arrangement to have a qualified part-time doctor on call . The residents including students on the campus have access to the basic medical facilities free of cost.

The college has a full fledged Physical Education Department in which there are qualified teachers and experienced coaches of national fame. The college utilizes the service of other sports experts as per the requirement from time to time. The teachers and the coaches provide training to young sports persons in various games and athletic events.

The college has excellent facilities for football, hockey, cricket, kabaddi, boxing, basketball, volleyball, badminton, table-tennis and kho-kho. Facilities include lush green playgrounds, well-maintained courts and latest equipment which conform to the desired standards. A well maintained track is also available for athletics. In disciplines like swimming and water-polo where the college does not have its own infrastructure, alternative arrangements are made exclusively for the college students.

A multi purpose Gymnasium hall along with a sports hall is also available in the college, which is adequately equipped and caters to the needs of the players. Free meals are provided to approximately twenty players every year. Some players have participated and won positions in national, inter national, regional and state level competitions particularly in Basket ball, Foot ball, Water polo. It is imperative to note that faculty and the students need to enrich skills and knowledge base to meet the challenges of the present day job market. The college needs to strengthen the already existing Career Counseling and Guidance Bureau and Placement Cell . The Book Bank facility needs to be made broad based by adding number of books on continual basis which are contemporary and cater to the needs of the students and faculty


Student Support and Progression
The college admits students to different academic courses on the basis of interviews and academic merit in accordance with the rules of Panjab University and the Government of Punjab. The college publishes its prospectus at the beginning of each academic session, which contains the information regarding admission criteria, fee structure, quantum of fee, financial aid programmes, academic calendar, curricula, sports activities, rules and regulations pertaining to house, terminal and university examinations, college discipline, library, evaluation methods and internal assessment etc. The students are eligible to appear in the examinations after they fulfill the conditions laid down by the university. Dropout and pass percent rate in the college is about 20 percent and 80 percent respectively. Meritorious students are provided National Merit and Open Merit Scholarships while for economically backward students under various schemes of the Government, freeships are also available. The old students donated Rupees 31,000 to the meritorious student of B.A. (interest only). Besides, the college also gives financial aid to students for excelling in sports. College has also arranged remedial classes for improving academic standards among the educationally weak students.

For co-curricular activities college provides required academic training and exposure to students. The college bagged 11 first prizes, 8 second prizes and 10 third prizes in Youth Festival held at G.G.D.S.D. College, Hariana, in November 2002. Music Department pays a lot of attention to the students for competing at State and National level compitions. The college gives special encouragement to students for participating in various sports events held at inter-college, state and national level by creating adequate physical and infrastructure facilities which are made available to the students. The college also has facilities for indoor and outdoor games. Encouragement for participation in sports is given by imparting training in several sports activities by qualified coaches and providing financial help to sports persons. The NSS unit of the college has undertaken a large number of out reach activities for rendering service to the society. NCC, besides its goal of training students in discipline and combat, has also involved itself in social activities. The college has recently created a Placement Cell for computer related courses. Some of the companies have also come for the campus recruitment. The college needs to strengthen its networking and out-reach activities by seeking active collaboration with different GOs, NGOs and corporate sector for providing opportunities for training and placements.


Organization and Management
The managerial structure of the college is well-defined. The College Management has an effective participatory role in laying policy guidelines for general management of the institution. The Principal is helped in administering the college by a large number of functional committees like Advisory Council, Academic Council (Head of teaching departments), The Students’ Welfare Committee, Discipline Committee, Examination Committee, Library Committee, Purchase Committee, Admission Committee, Canteen Committee etc. The Vice- Principal, Deans of various departments and Heads of departments also act as coordinators for various activities and also show administrative responsibilities.

The various academic and administrative activities of the college are under the direct supervision of the Principal who coordinates and executes important functions like budgetary allocation, purchase of equipment, maintenance and repairs. Both academic and administrative staff (in close liaison) facilitates the Principal in implementing above activities in the college. Principal takes the stock of the situation by calling periodic meetings with the HODs. An environment of mutual cooperation exists in the college, wherein the college administration, students, teaching and non-teaching staff help each other in maintaining a conducive atmosphere and the effective administration of the college.
The Management and the Principal monitor the performance of the faculty through Self Appraisal Reports but this progress is largely used for promotions and the grant of increments to the teachers. The Principal directly assesses the efficiency of non-teaching staff and also deals with the redressal of their grievances though no formal mechanism exists at present in the college in this regard. A noteworthy welfare measure for the teaching and non-teaching staff exists in shape of group insurance scheme that is also available to the students. Loan facilities are also available for the teaching staff. Teaching and Non-teaching staff have constituted their respective associations which provide financial assistance out of a corpus fund created out monthly subscriptions.
The accounts of the college are well maintained and are audited regularly by the internal and external auditors.

Healthy Practices
• A very spacious, clean, well maintained, and beautiful campus providing the most conducive atmosphere for teaching-learning exercise.
• A built-in system of ensuring internal quality checks in all administrative and academic activities.
• Adequate hostel facilities for boys and girls students.
• Cordial atmosphere exists in the college which reflects overall academic ambience.
• The gardens and playgrounds of the campus are well maintained.
• The Computer Oriented Courses have been conducted for teaching and non-teaching staff.
• Management extend encouragement and support to the Principal in academic and administrative matters.
• The college has unique Botanical/Cactus garden.
• To promote creativity among students , college has established Art and crafts Studio and workshop.

Overall Analysis
The Peer Team, after going through the self-study report and on the basis of its visit to various academic and physical facilities of the institution, finds that the college has been able to make significant progress, and is satisfied with its over all performance . The college is functioning in accordance with the aims and objectives as laid down by the Society. There is a healthy relationship between various functionaries of the college, which has contributed in maintaining a cordial environment in the institution. The peer team considers the following features of the college as commendable:
• The effective leadership of the Principal and dedication and commitment of both teaching and non-teaching staff of the institution.
• The application of strategic planning exercise for the future growth and development of the institution.
• The college has a well-defined vision about future planning, infrastructural growth and development.
• The College has taken several initiatives to introduce job oriented courses, thereby generating additional resources.
• The college functions in consonance with the declared goals and objectives of the management.
• The college carries a out large number of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.


Suggestions
 The college may start a course on functional English for all the students.
 The College may add UG courses in Geography and Sociology.
 College should have an annual meeting with Alumni and parents to assess the progress of the institution and the students.
 Cyber café on the campus be opened on franchise basis for the students.
 Hostel facilities need to augmented and additional facilities be provided.
 The students’ personality developments programmes may be organized periodically.
 The college may introduce the facilities for imparting computer Education and Internet facility available to all the students of the college.
 The linkages with industry and other institutions of GOs and NOGs can be further expanded for mutual benefits.
 The college may consider the introduction of a few relatively longer duration job oriented self-financing courses and PG Courses.
 The college may provide the facilities of a language laboratory to develop the communication skill of the students.
 Teachers may be encouraged to make more extensive use of modern teaching aids to strengthen the teaching learning process.


SURINDER SYAL Vs STATE OF PUNJAB AND ORS CWP 5978 of 2008

IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH

DATE OF DECISION: May 6, 2008

SURINDER SYAL ...PETITIONER
VERSUS
STATE OF PUNJAB and OTHERS ...RESPONDENTS

CORAM:
HONBLE MR. JUSTICE ASHUTOSH MOHUNTA.
HONBLE MR. JUSTICE KANWALJIT SINGH AHLUWALIA.

PRESENT:
MR. ARUN SINGLA, ADVOCATE FOR
MR. PARVEEN KUMAR, ADVOCATE FOR THE PETITIONER.
MR. YATINDER SHARMA, DAG, PUNJAB.
MR. C.L. SHARMA, ADVOCATE FOR RESPONDENT NO.3.

ASHUTOSH MOHUNTA, J.(ORAL)
The petitioner has prayed that directions be issued to respondent No.3 to pay the entire arrears with regard to retiral benefits.

The petitioner has retired as Lecturer in Hindi on 31.1.1999.

Despite the fact that the petitioner retired in the year 1999, he was not paid his retiral dues. Resultantly, the petitioner filed CWP No.16473 of 2000 claiming arrears of pay and allowance due to revision of grades w.e.f. 1.1.1996. The writ petition was disposed of with a direction to decide his representation. As the petitioner did not receive his entire dues, therefore, he filed another writ petition, i.e. CWP No.5205 of 2003, which was allowed and the respondents were directed to release the arrears of salary as per his entitlement within 2 months from the date of receipt of certified copy of the order.

Now again the petitioner has filed this writ petition wherein it
has been averred that all the dues have not been paid.

Vide order dated 8.4.2008, we had asked Sh. Janmit Singh,
Principal, DAV College, Hoshiarpur to be present in Court today. The Principal is present in Court and states that all the retiral dues of the petitioner have already been paid to him. It has been stated that the petitioner has been paid the entire gratuity, leave encashment as well as arrears of pay revision alongwith interest at the rate of 9% per annum and
hence nothing remains to be paid. A detailed reply by way of affidavit of the Principal has also been filed in Court which is taken on record.

In view of the fact that all the retiral dues have been paid to the petitioner, hence nothing survives in the writ petition and the same is dismissed. However, in case the petitioner is still aggrieved with regard to non-payment of any retiral dues, he may file a civil suit, if so advised.

(ASHUTOSH MOHUNTA)
JUDGE

(KANWALJIT SINGH AHLUWALIA)
JUDGE

GURPREET SI;NGH AND ORS Vs STATE OF PUNJAB AND ORS CWP 5978 of 2008

IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH

DATE OF DECISION: May 6, 2008

SURINDER SYAL ...PETITIONER
VERSUS
STATE OF PUNJAB and OTHERS ...RESPONDENTS

CORAM:
HONBLE MR. JUSTICE ASHUTOSH MOHUNTA.
HONBLE MR. JUSTICE KANWALJIT SINGH AHLUWALIA.

PRESENT:
MR. ARUN SINGLA, ADVOCATE FOR
MR. PARVEEN KUMAR, ADVOCATE FOR THE PETITIONER.
MR. YATINDER SHARMA, DAG, PUNJAB.
MR. C.L. SHARMA, ADVOCATE FOR RESPONDENT NO.3.

ASHUTOSH MOHUNTA, J.(ORAL)
The petitioner has prayed that directions be issued to
respondent No.3 to pay the entire arrears with regard to retiral benefits.

The petitioner has retired as Lecturer in Hindi on 31.1.1999.
Despite the fact that the petitioner retired in the year 1999, he was not paid his retiral dues. Resultantly, the petitioner filed CWP No.16473 of 2000 claiming arrears of pay and allowance due to revision of grades w.e.f. 1.1.1996. The writ petition was disposed of with a direction to decide his representation. As the petitioner did not receive his entire dues, therefore, he filed another writ petition, i.e. CWP No.5205 of 2003, which was allowed and the respondents were directed to release the arrears of salary as per his entitlement within 2 months from the date of receipt of certified copy of the order.

Now again the petitioner has filed this writ petition wherein it
has been averred that all the dues have not been paid.

Vide order dated 8.4.2008, we had asked Sh. Janmit Singh,
Principal, DAV College, Hoshiarpur to be present in Court today. The Principal is present in Court and states that all the retiral dues of the petitioner have already been paid to him. It has been stated that the petitioner has been paid the entire gratuity, leave encashment as well as arrears of pay revision alongwith interest at the rate of 9% per annum and
hence nothing remains to be paid. A detailed reply by way of affidavit of the Principal has also been filed in Court which is taken on record.

In view of the fact that all the retiral dues have been paid to the petitioner, hence nothing survives in the writ petition and the same is dismissed. However, in case the petitioner is still aggrieved with regard to non-payment of any retiral dues, he may file a civil suit, if so advised.

(ASHUTOSH MOHUNTA)
JUDGE

(KANWALJIT SINGH AHLUWALIA)
JUDGE

Dhanpat Rai Saini versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 32-34, 1st Floor (Court No-2), Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH.

Sh. Dhanpat Rai Saini,
Lakshmi Kuteer,Ajit Nagar,
Aslamabad, Hoshiarpur. __________ Complainant

Vs.

Dr. Janmit Singh,
Principal-cum-Public Information Officer,
DAV College,
Hoshiarpur. __________ Respondent

CC No. 1077 of 2007

Present:
i) Sh. Dhanpat Rai Saini, complainant in person.
ii) Sh. Janmeet Singh, Principal 'cum- PIO..

ORDER

Heard.
The information, to the extent that is available in the College records, has been given by the respondent to the complainant. The complainant is not happy because the complete records of the Provident Fund have not been received by him, but there is no reason to believe that the College is deliberately concealing any information from the complainant, and if some of the record pertaining to the provident fund of the complainant has not been found in the college records, it cannot be provided to the complainant.
Disposed of.
(P.K.Verma)
State Information Commissioner
Dated: 28th February, 2008

Prof RK Garg versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector-17C, Chandigarh.

Prof. R.K.Garg,
H.No.66, Street No.4, Shankar Nagar,
Fatehgarh Road, Near Shiv Mandir,
Hoshiarpur. …… Complainant
Vs
Public Information officer,
O/o Principal,
D.A.V. College,
Hoshiarpur. …… Respondent

CC No. 113 of 2008

ORDER

Present:
Prof. R.K.Garg, Complainant in person.
Sh. Amit Malhotra, Clerk O/o Principal, DAV College, Hoshiarpur.

1. The case relates to seeking information pertaining to a service matter. The request was made on 4.12.2007. On not getting any response a complaint was filed with the Commission on 11.1.2008.

2. During today’s proceedings, the complainant states that he has received information in full and is satisfied.

3. Since the information has been provided, the case is disposed of and closed.

4. Announced in the hearing. Copies be sent to both the parties.



Chandigarh ( P.K.Grover )
Dated: 26.02.2008 Lt. Gen. (Retd.)
State Information Commissioner

D M SHARMA Versus STATE OF PUNJAB AND ORS CWP 1852 of 2008

IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH

Date of Decision : February 08, 2008

D.M. Sharma ....Petitioner
Versus
State of Punjab and others .....Respondents

CORAM :
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE M.M. KUMAR
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE T.P.S. MANN

Present :
Mr. C.L. Sharma, Advocate for for the petitioner.
Mr. S.S. Gill, Additional Advocate General, Punjab
Mr. Jatinder Nara, Advocate

M.M. KUMAR, J.
The prayer made by the petitioner in the instant petition is for issuance of direction to Deputy Commissioner, Hoshiarpur-respondent No.2 and Shri Rajinder Pal Mehta-respondent No.3 to conduct election of the office bearers of the College Managing Committee, Hoshiarpur going to be held tomorrow, i.e., 9.2.2008 by way of Secret Ballat as provided in the Rules of the Society. It has further been prayed that the record of the election, including original ballot, be kept in a sealed cover for a reasonable time so as to enable the aggrieved members to challenge the same. It has still further been prayed that ex-officio members be also permitted to caste their votes as per rules.

We have given dasti notices and respondent No.3 Rajinder Pal Mehta, senior-most Member of the Managing Committee of D.A.V. College, Hoshiarpur, who was elected to preside over the election meeting, has filed his
reply. According to the stand taken in the reply, the resolution passed in the meeting held on 7.10.2008 was to elect the office-bearers of the Committee.

He was authorized to preside over the meeting and as per the Constitution elected Committee and two ex-officio members i.e., Principal, D.A.V. College, Hoshiarpur and the Principal, D.A.V. Senior Secondary School, Hoshiapur are authorized to participate and caste their votes. Certain other averments have been made showing that some of the members are not entitled to caste their votes because Janmit Singh, Principal is a suspended Principal and Raj Pall Sood, Principal is merely an officiating Principal. The
aforementioned objection stated to have been over-ruled by respondent No.3- Rajinder Pal Mehta. It has also been pointed out that Mr. Kamal Chaudhary, ex-M.P. has raised objections. Apart from the aforementioned averments made by respondent No.3, learned Additional Advocate General, on behalf of respondent No.2, has stated that the election shall be held in accordance with rules of procedure framed under the Constitution of the Society and particularly keeping in view Rule 7, which provides for Secret Ballot.

In view of the above, we are of the considered view that this petition deserves to succeed and the directions are issued to respondents No.2 and 3 to conduct the election of the office-bearers of the Managing Committee tomorrow, i.e., 9.2.2008 by way of Secret Ballot provided in Rule 7. The aforementioned position has also been accepted by respondent No.2-Deputy Commissioner, Hoshiapur, as a statement has been made by learned State counsel in this regard.

We order accordingly. The writ petition stands disposed of.

We further direct that the ex-officio members are also directed to cast their votes, as permissible under the Rule. The record of the election be preserved for a period of three months.

Copy of this order be given dasti on payment of usual charges.

( M.M. KUMAR )
JUDGE

( T.P.S. MANN )
JUDGE

Sh Dhanpat Rai Saini versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 32-34, 1st Floor (Court No-2), Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH.
Sh. Dhanpat Rai Saini,
Lakshmi Kuteer,Ajit Nagar,
Aslamabad, Hoshiarpur. __________ Complainant

Vs.
Dr. Janmit Singh,Principal-cum-
Public Information Officer, REGD.POST
DAV College,
Hoshiarpur. __________ Respondent

CC No. 1077 of 2007
Present: i) Sh. Dhanpat Rai Saini, complainant in person.
ii) None on behalf of the respondent.

ORDER

Heard.
In the orders of the Court dated 1-11-2007, the respondent has been directed to give to the complainant an attested copy of the Pass Book of the Provident Fund Account of the complainant from August,1981 to January, 2002 and certified copies of his salary statements due and drawn for the same period. This information was required to be given to the complainant within 30 days and a long adjournment was given to enable the respondent to complete the compliance of these orders. The complainant, however, states that he has not received any information from the respondent after the last date of hearing and the respondent is also not present in the Court, either personally or through any representative.
In the above circumstances, it would appear that prima-facie the respondent has violated the provisions of the RTI Act and is not giving the information required by the complainant malafidely and without reasonable cause.
In the above circumstances, notice is hereby given to Dr. Janmit Singh, Principal-cum-PIO, DAV College, Hoshiarpur, to show cause at 10 AM on 28-2-2008, as to why the penalty of Rs. 250 per day, for every day that the required information was not supplied after the expiry of 30 days from the date of receipt of the application, should not be imposed upon him u/s 20 of the RTI Act. 2005.
The respondent is also strongly advised to give the required information to the complainant before the next date of hearing.
For the inconvenience and unnecessary expenditure which the complainant has had to bear in order to attend a futile hearing today, costs of Rs. 500/- is awarded to him which should be paid to him before the next date of hearing.

Adjourned to 10 AM on 28-2-2008 for confirmation of compliance and further orders.

(P.K.Verma)
State Information Commissioner
17th January, 2008

Prof RK Garg versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH.
Prof. R.K. Garg ......Complainant
Vs.
PIO/ O/o DAV College, Hoshiarpur .....Respondent.


CC No-441-of 2007:

Present:
Shri R.K. Garg, complainant in person.
Shri Rajvir Sharma, Lecturer-cum-A.P.I.O
O/o Office of DAV College, Hoshiarpur.
Order:

The complainant states that he has got the full information to his satisfaction on July 20, 2007 and has no further complaint. The A.P.I.O. has rendered a copy of the information supplied for the record of the Court.

The matter is disposed of accordingly.


SD:
(Mrs. Rupan Deol Bajaj) State Information Commissioner
July 24, 2007.

Dr CB Arora Lecturer in Zoology versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION PUNJAB
SCO NO. 32-33-34, SECTOR 17-C, CHANDIGARH.


Dr.C.B.Arora,Lecturer in Zoology
Department of Biology,
DAV College,
Hoshiarpur Complainant Vs

.The Public Inforamtion Officer,
O/o the Principal
DAV College,Hoshiarpur …..Respondent.

CC No.705 of 2006

Present:
Dr. C.B. Arora complainant in person
Shri Janmeet Singh, Principal-cum-PIO for the respondent-college

ORDER

Complainant states that he has received the full information alongwith TA/DA @ Rs.500/- per day as awarded by this Commission and he is satisfied with the information supplied to him.

2. In view of the above, case stands disposed of.

( P.P.S. Gill) State Information Commissioner

May 21, 2007.

SURINDER SYAL ETC Versus THE PRINCIPAL DAV COLLEGE HOSHIARPUR CWP 18568 of 2004


In the High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh.

Date of Decision: 21.5.2007

Professor Surinder Syal and Another …Petitioners.
Versus
The Principal, D.A.V. College, Hoshiarpur and Others. …Respondents.

CORAM:
HON’BLE MR.JUSTICE M.M.KUMAR
HON’BLE MR.JUSTICE RAJESH BINDAL

Present:
Mr.R.K.Joshi, Advocate for the petitioners.
Mr.C.L.Sharma, Advocate for respondents No.1 and 2.
Mr.Suvir Sehgal, Additional Advocate General, Punjab, for respondent No.3.

JUDGMENT
M.M.KUMAR, J.
The prayer made by the petitioner in the instant petition is for
issuance of direction to the respondents to pay provident fund, balance amount of gratuity to the tune of Rs.3.00 lacs and amount of earned leave, as per rules. It is conceded position that the retiral benefits have been paid on 30.7.2005. The question which survives for our consideration is:-

Whether the petitioners are entitled to payment of interest as both the petitioners have retired on 31.1.1999 and 30.6.1999, respectively?

The matter stands concluded by a Full Bench judgment of this Court in the case of “R.S.Randhawa v. State of Punjab” 1997(3) R.S.J. 318 wherein it has been held that ordinarily interest at the rate of 12% shall be payable for the delayed payment of retiral benefits.

In view of the above, the writ petition is partially allowed accepting
the prayer made by the petitioners for payment of interest. We, accordingly, direct the respondents to pay interest at the rate of 12% for the delayed payment of retiral benefits from the date the same were due till the date of its actual payment.

(M.M.KUMAR)
Judge

(RAJESH BINDAL)
Judge

Sh YC Bali versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No.32-33-34, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH.
Sh. Y.C.Bali ......Complainant
Vs.

PIO, The Principal, DAV College, Hoshiarpur. .....Respondent

CC No. 34 of 2007:

Present:
Sh. Y.C Bali, complainant in person.
Shri R.K Bhalla, Supdt. O/O DAV College, Hoshiarpur, for PIO.
Order:

The complainant had applied on 31.5.06 to the PIO, Principal, DAV College Hoshiarpur, under the RTI Act, 2005, for certain information, which was supplied by the PIO. Thereafter, he approached the State Information Commission vide his letter dated 20.12.06, enclosing his application dated 21.6.06, asking from the PIO again, whether the provident fund dues were deducted @ 10% from the basic pay or the salary i.e. basic pay+D.A. for the period from (1984-85 to Sept.,2000). No reply was given by the PIO to the applicant. A notice dated 2.1.07 was sent by the Commission to the PIO for his response within 15 days for the consideration of the Commission. No information was supplied by the PIO to Sh. Y.C.Bal or the Commission. Notice was issued by the Commission for a hearing on 9.05.2007.
Today, Shri R.K.Bhalla, Supdt. Of the DAV College appeared in the Commission on behalf of the PIO and stated that they have given the information vide letter dated 19.6.2006, a copy of which has been supplied to the Commission today along with a forwarding letter dated 8.5.07 giving the detailed information . The complainant has said that the said information has been received by him only yesterday and he is satisfied with the information supplied.
The case is thus disposed of.
Sd/- Sd/-
(Mrs. Rupan Deol Bajaj) (Mrs. Ravi Singh)
State Information Commissioner State information Commissioner

Dr CB Arora Lecturer in Zoology versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION PUNJAB
SCO NO. 32-33-34, SECTOR 17-C, CHANDIGARH.


Dr.C.B.Arora,Lecturer in Zoology
Department of Biology,
DAV College,
Hoshiarpur Complainant Vs

.The Public Inforamtion Officer,
O/o the Principal
DAV College,Hoshiarpur …..Respondent.

CC No.705 of 2006

Present:
Dr. C.B. Arora complainant in person
Shri Sanjeev Kumar, Clerk for the respondent-college

ORDER

1. Instead of PIO’s appearing, Principal has deputed Shri Sanjeev Kumar, Clerk who is not conversant with the financial issues or pay due and drawn etc. Information submitted by Shri Sanjeev Kumar indicates that tentative statement has been prepared from 1990 onward. Since due and drawn statement, which was asked for by the complainant, relates to previous years, the question of tentative statement should not arise.

2. This is the third hearing of this case and college seems to be adopting delaying tactics in supply of the information. On the next date of hearing, PIO who is also the Principal of the college should appear personally. The Commission in its order dated 16.3.2007 had instructed that visit of Dr. Arora to Chandigarh for this purpose should be treated as on tour and he should be paid TA/DA. Complainant states that no TA/DA has been paid to him. Complainant is awarded a sum @ Rs.500/- per visit to Chandigarh for appearing before the Commission irrespective of his entitlement which comes less than the same, which is to be paid to him before the next date of hearing. It should be confirmed by the PIO-cum-Principal that the amount has been disbursed to the complainant besides the information.

3. Case stands adjourned to 21.5.2007.


( P.P.S. Gill) ( R. K. Gupta)
State Information Commissioner State Information Commissioner

23rd April, 2007

Dr CB Arora,Lecturer in Zoology versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION PUNJAB
SCO NO. 32-33-34, SECTOR 17-C, CHANDIGARH.

Dr.C.B.Arora,Lecturer in Zoology
Department of Biology,
DAV College,
Hoshiarpur
Complainant Vs

.Public Inforamtion Officer,
O/o the Principal
DAV College,Hoshiarpur
. …..Respondent.

CC No.705 of 2006

Present: Complainant in person
None for the respondent-college

ORDER

It is stated that no information has been provided by the college so far. It appears that the college is adopting delaying tactics in supplying of the information. In the last hearing dated 19.2.2007, a plea was taken that the concerned official was on election duty and this time nobody has come to attend the hearing. The complainant states that he has to come to attend the proceedings/hearings after taking casual leaves and the college-authorities are not supplying him the necessary information.

In view of intentional delay on the part of the respondent-college, the visit of the complainant to the Commission should be treated as official tour and all benefits in this behalf should be extended to him. In the meantime information should be supplied within two weeks.

The case is adjourned to 23.4.2007 for confirmation.


( P.P.S. Gill) ( R. K. Gupta)
State Information Commissioner State Information Commissioner

March 16, 2007.

Dr CB Arora Lecturer Zoology versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION PUNJAB
SCO NO. 32-33-34, SECTOR 17-C, CHANDIGARH.


Dr. C.B. Arora (Lecturer Zoology),
Department of Biology,
DAV College, Hoshiarpur. ….Complainant.

Vs.

The Public Information Officer,
o/o the Principal, DAV College,
Hoshiarpur. ….Respondent.

CC No. 705 of 2006

Present:-
Dr. C.B. Arora complainant in person.
Shri Sanjeev Kumar, Clerk for the respondent-department.

ORDER


Shri Sanjeev Kumar appearing for the respondent department submits that necessary information could not be supplied as the concerned official dealing with this case has been put on election duty.

The PIO of the department is directed to prepare the necessary due and drawn statement and deliver to the complainant forthwith.

Case is adjourned to 16.3.2007.

Sd/- Sd/-
( P.P.S. Gill) ( R. K. Gupta)
State Information Commissioner State Information Commissioner

19th February, 2007.

YC Bali Hoshiarpur versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH.

Sh. Y.C.Bali, Hoshiarpur.
…………………….......Complainant

Vs.

PIO O/o Principal, DAV College, Hoshiarpur.

...….…………….......Respondent

CC No. 122 of 2006

ORDER
Present Sh. Y.C.Bali, Complainant in person. Neither Public Information Officer, DAV College, Hoshiarpur nor his representative is present.

Complainant states that in compliance with the orders dated 24.08.06, he had visited the office of Principal, DAV College, Hoshiarpur, but no information was supplied to him despite the fact that the representative of the College had committed himself before the Commission to supply the information.

We would not like to take an ex-parte decision in the absence of the Respondent. We direct that Public Information Officer office of Principal, DAV College should personally be present on 12.12.2006 before the Commission. Public Information Officer should also explain why action should not be taken against him for failure to supply the information in accordance with the provisions of the Act. An affidavit to the effect should be submitted by Public Information Officer within one month.
Copies of the order be sent to both the parties.


(Rajan Kashyap)
Chief Information Commissioner

Chandigarh
Dated: 24.10.2006

(Surinder Singh)
Information Commissioner

Sh YC Bali versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH.

Sh. Y.C.Bali,
B-15, 356/11, New Arya Nagar,
Hoshiarpur.
----------------------------------------Complainant
Vs.

Public Information Officer,
O/o Principal, D.A.V College,
Hoshiarpur.
----------------------------------------- Respondent
CC No. 122 of 2006

ORDER
Present Sh. Y.C.Bali, Complainant
Sh. Sanjeev Kumar, Clerk representing Public Information Officer, office of the Principal D.A.V. College, Hoshiarpur.

The information demanded by the Complainant relates to details of Provident Fund deducted from and credited to his Provident Fund account from the year 1984 onwards. He states that this information was not supplied to him by the College Management. Some portion was supplied to the Commission when the matter was brought up before the Commission and the Commission sought the response from the Public Information Officer. The complainant is, however, still not satisfied and demands that complete information on his Provident Fund deduction from year 1984 onwards be supplied.
The Respondent states before us that he has no objection to supply the information. We direct that the Principal, D.A.V. College, Hoshiarpur would deliver the information to the Complainant when he appears before him personally within the next 15 days.
To come up for confirmation of compliance on 24.10.2006. Copies of the order be sent to both the parties.

(Rajan Kashyap)
Chandigarh Chief Information Commissioner
Dated: 24.08.2006


(Surinder Singh)
Information Commissioner

Mr YC Bali versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH.

Mr. Y.C. Bali

Vs.

D.A.V. College, Hoshiarpur.

Complaint Case No. CC-186-2006:

Present: Mr. Y.C. Bali, complainant in person.
None for the respondent-College.

Order:

Heard

This Court has taken serious notice of the fact that Shri Raj Kumar Bhalla, who made a commitment before this Court, during the hearing on July 05.2006, that a copy of the letter dated December 21, 1994, mentioned in this Court’s order of that date, shall be given to the complainant within two days, has neither supplied the information to the complainant nor has he appeared before us today to explain this failure on his part.

Shri Raj Kumar Bhalla has, therefore, made himself liable to the penalties prescribed under Section 20 of The Right to Information Act, 2005. He has, become liable to be penalized to the extent of Rs. 250/- (Rs. Two hundred and fifty only) per day, with effect from July 08,2006 till the date, he complies with the order of this Court dated July 05, 2006.

Before these orders are made absolute and the specific amount to be recovered from Shri Bhalla is specified, he is given an opportunity to be heard in the matter, for which, he can appear before the State Information Commissioner ' Mr. P.K. Verma, in his Court at 10 A.M. on August 03, 2006.

(Mrs. Rupan Deol Bajaj)
State Information Commissioner
(P.K. Verma)
State Information Commissioner
July 19, 2006.

Sh Dhanpat Rai Saini versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION, PUNJAB
SCO No. 32-34, 1st Floor (Court No-2), Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH.

.Sh. Dhanpat Rai Saini,
Lakshmi Kuteer,Ajit Nagar,
Aslamabad, Hoshiarpur. __________ Complainant

Vs.

Public Information Officer,
O/oThe Principal, DAV College,
Hoshiarpur. __________ Respondent

CC No. 1077 of 2007

Present:
Sh. Dhanpat Rai Saini, complainant in person.
Sh. Jarnail Singh Saini, Lecturer-cum- APIO, on behalf of the respondent.

ORDER

Heard.

There are two applications for information of the complainant in this case. In his application dated 20-6-2006, the complainant has asked for copies of his annual provident fund statements and the complete record of his provident fund account from August, 1981 to January, 2002. The respondent states that the provident fund records of the College pertaining to the period prior to 2000 have been lost and in spite of best efforts could not be located so far. However, he has stated that the provident fund of the complainant was deposited in a Bank Account and the Pass Book of that account contains the full details of the month wise deposits made on account of the complainant’s provident fund. Accordingly, the respondent is directed to give an attested copy of the Pass Book of that account for the period August, 1981 to January, 2002 so that the complainant may satisfy himself about the correctness of the total provident fund amount which has been disbursed to him after his retirement.

In the second application of the complainant dated 10-1-2007, he has asked for certified copies of his salary, due and drawn, for the period August, 1981 to January, 2002. The respondent states that this application has not been received by him and a copy thereof has been given to the respondent with the direction that the information may be given to the complainant within 30 days.

Adjourned to 10 AM on 17-1-2008 for confirmation of compliance.

(P.K.Verma)
State Information Commissioner

Mr YC Bali versus DAV College Hoshiarpur

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION PUNJAB
SCO No. 84-85, Sector 17-C, CHANDIGARH.

Complaint Case No. CC-186-2006:

Mr. Y.C. Bali

Vs.

D.A.V. College, Hoshiarpur.


Present:
Mr. Y.C. Bali, complainant, in person.
Mr. Raj Kumar Bhalla on behalf of D.A.V College, Hoshiarpur

Order:

The complainant states before us that he has been supplied with a copy of the letter dated December 29, 2005, but is still to be supplied with a copy of the order dated December 21, 1994, mentioned at serial No.2 of his original application dated February 07, 2006 to the D.A.V. College, Hoshiarpur.

Mr. Raj Kumar Bhalla has made a commitment before us that a copy of the letter dated December 21, 1994, here-in-before mentioned, shall be supplied to the complainant without fail, within two days.

Mr.Bhalla has been asked to send the compliance report along with copies of the information supplied to the complainant before July 19, 2007, the next date of hearing.




(Mrs. Rupan Deol Bajaj)

Information Commissioner



(P.K. Verma)
Information Commissioner

NAAC report of DAV College

Section 1: Preamble

D.A..V College Hoshiarpur is situated on Hoshiarpur-Chandigarh road, Punjab. The college volunteered to be assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and submitted its self-study report to the NAAC in October 2003. The NAAC constituted a Peer Team consisting of Professor V. S. Patel (Former Vice-Chancellor, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat) as the Chairperson, Dr. Kamal Singh, Professor, Dept. of Physics, Nagpur University, Nagpur, as Member Co-ordinator, Prof. Ashok Aima, Professor of Management Studies, University of Jammu, J & K and Dr. Suresh Sharma, Principal, Motilal Nehru College (Evening), University of Delhi, as Members to visit the college and validate the self-study report. The Peer Team visited the college during February 27-28, 2004.

D.A.V. College, Hoshiarpur was established in the year 1926. The College is affiliated to Panjab University, Punjab. It is a grant-in-aid institution. The college was established by the trust ,whose aim was to promote and the spread of education in the rural hinter land of Punjab in pre partition days. Being driven by strong ideological fervour the emancipation that the societal development only when the masses are educated. There fore the trust created network of education institution which should impart liberal education in language , arts, science , commerce and also technical education to the people of the area including Kangra, Hamirpur and Una district of the Himachal Pardesh and as well as the area in the immediate vicinity of Hoshiarpur in the state of Punjab. The members of the management committee were seized of the fact that acute illiteracy in the Hoshiarpur and its surrounding areas could not addressed to unless the institutions like the present one were created to promote education among the disadvantaged strata of the society. The cordial spirit behind establishing the institution was to impart education with strong emphasis on values of human harmony and nationalism. Understanding the importance of vedic culture in the Indian societal milieu has been one of the prime objectives of the trust.

The college is located in an urban area. Its offers a wide range of courses and programmes in Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) classes. It offers six UG Programs in B.A., B.Com., B.Com. with E-commerce, B.Sc. (Non-medical), B.Sc. (Medical) and three PG Programs in M.A. (Political Science, Punjabi) and M.Sc in Information Technology. The college also offers vocational course in Computer Science and Applications at the UG level. The institution was recognized by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) in April 1956.

The college possesses a campus covering a land area of 12.5 acres. The students’ strength in UG Programmes in the current session is 2601 where as in PG Programmes the enrolment is 245. The enrolment in self financing courses is 146 which is being offered in three programmes. The majority of the students are from surrounding rural areas covering 30 km radius. The unit cost of education of the institution in the year 2002-2003 was Rs. 8158 excluding salary component. The temporal plan for the academic work of the college is annual type. The college provides too support services through one Central Library ,one Post Graduate Library and one at girls’ section having four laboratories ,three at the main college and one in the girls’ section ,Computer Centre, First Aid Facility, Canteen, Hostels, Guest House, Housing facilities for class IV employees. The college has very good infrastructure facilities including a Multipurpose Gymnasium Hall and a Seminar Hall.

The college now has a total strength of 56 permanent teachers, 2 part-time teachers, 20 temporary teachers, 10 administrative staff and 19 technical staff. Some of the Alumni who achieved prominence and holding various reputed positions are Justice R.L.Aggarwal, Former Judge Bombay High Court, Mr. S.S. Parmar, Mayor of Slough , London,Mr. Sunil Arora, I.A.S., Chiarman and Managing Director, Indian Airlines , Sh. Umesh Chander, Principal(Retd.), Govt. College, Hoshiarpur, Ms Upasana Singh, Film and T.V Actress,Mr. Amrish Puri, Film Actor, S. Gurdip, famous singer, Ms Baljinder Kaur, theatre actor, Major General O.P.Parmar.

The Peer Team constituted by the NAAC carefully perused and analyzed the self-study report of the college. It went through all the relevant documents and also interacted at length with the members of the Management of the college, the Principal, the members of faculty and non-teaching staff, students, parents and past students of the college. Based on these meetings and keeping in mind the criteria identified by the NAAC, the assessment of the college on the basis of its strengths and concerns is as follows.

Section 2: Criterion-wise Analysis
Criterion I: Curricular Aspects

Since its inception in 1926,with in the framework of Panjab University, D.A.V. College provides enough programme flexibility and elective options. The college functions in accordance with programmes of teaching and learning consistent with the goals and objectives of the institution. The college offers a wide range of courses and programmes. At UG level the programmes offered are in the area of Arts, Science, Commerce and Computer Science and Applications faculties. A good number of combinations in elective subjects are also offered to students for B.A., B.Sc. (Medical and Non-medical, Mathematics, Computer Science and Applications) B.Com. (General), B.Com.(Honours in E-commerce), and at the post graduate level M.A. in Political Science, Punjabi and M.Sc(IT). The college also offers vocational courses in Computer Science and Applications at the B.A. / B.Sc. level and P.G.D.C.A. at P.G. level. The students enjoy flexibility to pursue any programme with reference to elective options, and non-core options as per University rules. Some of the staff members are on the Board of Studies of the Panjab University. Within the framework of the curriculum as prescribed by Panjab University, the college tries to develop the knowledge, skills and values, which help students, achieve academic excellence. The teachers upgrade their skills by participating in seminars, conferences, workshops, orientation programmes and refresher courses.

The college has evolved an institutional mechanism to monitor the quality of different academic programmes through its various administrative/advisory committees. The committees design/recommend modifications in the academic programmes on the basis of feedback received from the students and as well as the faculty members.

The focus on emerging areas which need to be integrated with academic courses are Agro-Bio-Technology, Food Bio-Technology Information Technology, Microbiology and Business Administration so as to be in tune with the Mission and objectives of Society. The college takes one year , with in the present university system to introduce a new programme.

Criterion II: Teaching – Learning and Evaluation

The college has a transparent admission procedure. The students are selected for admission to the college strictly on merit. The relative merit of the candidates is decided on the academic records. The college publishes the prospectus every year, which provides the desired information regarding the admission procedure, the courses available, the fee structure and other information relevant to admissions and progress of the college. The academic flexibilities are available to the students to choose the course of study. The college has adopted a practice of preparing teaching plans in respective subjects before the commencement of the academic year. A complete and exhaustive academic calendar is prepared in accordance with the university norms to ensure effective teaching. Classroom lectures are supplemented with field studies, tutorials, wall posters, project reports question-answer sessions and class tests. The students are also given home assignments and are encouraged to participate in seminars, workshops, quizzes and debates. The remedial teaching is provided to the students of the weaker section and educationally disadvantaged students. The advanced learners are encouraged by providing fee-concession, books and extra coaching and other incentives as per the needs of the students.

The overall performance of the students is assessed by two House tests which are conducted in each academic session. A weightage of 10 percent of the total marks is assigned to these house tests in the annual examination . The management of the college encourages the teachers to participate in seminars, workshops and conferences. Quite a few teachers of the college have attended refresher/orientation courses and have also participated in departmental as well as university level seminars/workshops/conferences. Three members of faculty have attended national conferences. A Number of extension lectures have been organized in almost all the departments by inviting academicians/professionals of repute for promoting academia-industry interface. The institution has a process of self appraisal of teaching faculty but this is largely being used as part of annual confidential report. The college recruits teachers through duly constituted Selection Committees as per university/UGC rules through open advertisements. The college also recruits teachers on ad-hoc as well as part time basis as per need. The teaching faculty of the college is well qualified Out of 56 teachers 10 teachers have obtained PhD. Degrees where as 20 teachers have M.Phil. degrees. Two faculty members have also attended and presented papers in international conferences. Different departments have organized about 25 college level seminars, which have focused on AIDS, Heart diseases, English literature etc.

Criterion III: Research, Consultancy and Extension

The college is basically an institution having the responsibility to prepare students for graduate and Post Graduate degrees. The college at present does not posses infrastructural facilities and expertise to promote quality research. The college also does not have clear policy about promoting research and consultancy among the faculty especially in such disciplines which have tremendous importance in and applications to the local economy . Very few teachers have published articles, research papers, abstracts and paper presentations in conferences and seminars. At the moment there are no funded research projects being under taken by the faculty. The college may encourage and guide the teacher to submit the proposal to various funding agencies for minor/major research projects and holding of research seminars. The faculty by and large seems to be unaware about various funding schemes of UGC and other funding agencies which invite research proposals every year from colleges/ universities all over the country.

The college has over the period of time created a networking which helps it to promote outreach and extension activities catering to the local needs and social issues. These activities are planned and executed through NSS and NCC units. Various Community Development Programmes, Health and Hygiene Awareness, Environment Awareness, Blood Donation Camps, Adult Education etc. are organized with the active help and collaboration of GOs and NGOs.

Being an educational institution of historical importance, it has adopted a slum for the purpose of community development and adult education. For example adopting a village, which may help in solving the problem of the targeted community to a great extent. Such an involvement on continual basis will not only eradicate illiteracy but also develop a sense of community participation and citizenryship among the students who seek education from this institution. This in the long run should help to inculcate values and motivations among the students in the becoming responsible citizen of future. Such long range programmes will be better measured and student will get social involvement in the causes for which they are motivated to work.


Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources

The college is situated on the Hoshiarpur-Chandigarh road and has two a beautiful campus spread over an area of 12.5 acres of land. It has adequate physical facilities and resources to run various educational programmes and administrative functions effectively. The college has infrastructural facilities like lecture theaters, well-equipped laboratories, Fine Arts Studio, partially computerized library, playgrounds, Seminar Hall, Gymnasium, Students’ Center, Boys Hostel, Girls Hostel, First Aid Facility, Canteen, Computer Center, Guest Houses and limited internet facilities. The new canteen is housed in a double story building. The college has a students’ center and has recently ear marked rooms running post-graduate programmes. The college has well maintained gardens and spacious lawns. The Botanical Garden of the college has a large collection of unique species of flora and fauna. The college maintains its infrastructure through regular, repairs and upkeep with the help of the maintenance staff and out side agencies. The college management is actively involved in monitoring and planning the future growth of the institution to commensurate with increasing number of students and ever-evolving educational patterns. The college is attempting to optimize its existing infrastructure and has recently created IGNOU Study Center on its premises and has started an evening shift for providing guidance, coaching and counselling to candidates preparing for competitive examinations and other specialized studies.

The institution has a central library which is managed by the Library Advisory Committee. There are 49,638 books and 200 journals/periodicals and news papers. Most of the activities of the library like reading, stock verification, etc. have been computerized. Library has interlibrary borrowing facility and internet facility. It is kept open for 294 days in a year with 9 working hours a day. The college has a good collection of audio-video cassettes and CD’s. The library has a well-furnished reading room.

The college has Central Computing facilities with 41 computers which is kept open for 7 hours a day, 6 days a week during working days. It is made available on Sundays and holidays on demand.

The college has made a necessary arrangement to have a qualified part-time doctor on call . The residents including students on the campus have access to the basic medical facilities free of cost.

The college has a full fledged Physical Education Department in which there are qualified teachers and experienced coaches of national fame. The college utilizes the service of other sports experts as per the requirement from time to time. The teachers and the coaches provide training to young sports persons in various games and athletic events.

The college has excellent facilities for football, hockey, cricket, kabaddi, boxing, basketball, volleyball, badminton, table-tennis and kho-kho. Facilities include lush green playgrounds, well-maintained courts and latest equipment which conform to the desired standards. A well maintained track is also available for athletics. In disciplines like swimming and water-polo where the college does not have its own infrastructure, alternative arrangements are made exclusively for the college students.

A multi purpose Gymnasium hall along with a sports hall is also available in the college, which is adequately equipped and caters to the needs of the players. Free meals are provided to approximately twenty players every year. Some players have participated and won positions in national, inter national, regional and state level competitions particularly in Basket ball, Foot ball, Water polo. It is imperative to note that faculty and the students need to enrich skills and knowledge base to meet the challenges of the present day job market. The college needs to strengthen the already existing Career Counseling and Guidance Bureau and Placement Cell . The Book Bank facility needs to be made broad based by adding number of books on continual basis which are contemporary and cater to the needs of the students and faculty

Criterion V: Student Support and Progression

The college admits students to different academic courses on the basis of interviews and academic merit in accordance with the rules of Panjab University and the Government of Punjab. The college publishes its prospectus at the beginning of each academic session, which contains the information regarding admission criteria, fee structure, quantum of fee, financial aid programmes, academic calendar, curricula, sports activities, rules and regulations pertaining to house, terminal and university examinations, college discipline, library, evaluation methods and internal assessment etc. The students are eligible to appear in the examinations after they fulfill the conditions laid down by the university. Dropout and pass percent rate in the college is about 20 percent and 80 percent respectively. Meritorious students are provided National Merit and Open Merit Scholarships while for economically backward students under various schemes of the Government, freeships are also available. The old students donated Rupees 31,000 to the meritorious student of B.A. (interest only). Besides, the college also gives financial aid to students for excelling in sports. College has also arranged remedial classes for improving academic standards among the educationally weak students.

For co-curricular activities college provides required academic training and exposure to students. The college bagged 11 first prizes, 8 second prizes and 10 third prizes in Youth Festival held at G.G.D.S.D. College, Hariana, in November 2002. Music Department pays a lot of attention to the students for competing at State and National level compitions. The college gives special encouragement to students for participating in various sports events held at inter-college, state and national level by creating adequate physical and infrastructure facilities which are made available to the students. The college also has facilities for indoor and outdoor games. Encouragement for participation in sports is given by imparting training in several sports activities by qualified coaches and providing financial help to sports persons. The NSS unit of the college has undertaken a large number of out reach activities for rendering service to the society. NCC, besides its goal of training students in discipline and combat, has also involved itself in social activities. The college has recently created a Placement Cell for computer related courses. Some of the companies have also come for the campus recruitment. The college needs to strengthen its networking and out-reach activities by seeking active collaboration with different GOs, NGOs and corporate sector for providing opportunities for training and placements.


Criterion VI: Organization and Management

The managerial structure of the college is well-defined. The College Management has an effective participatory role in laying policy guidelines for general management of the institution. The Principal is helped in administering the college by a large number of functional committees like Advisory Council, Academic Council (Head of teaching departments), The Students’ Welfare Committee, Discipline Committee, Examination Committee, Library Committee, Purchase Committee, Admission Committee, Canteen Committee etc. The Vice- Principal, Deans of various departments and Heads of departments also act as coordinators for various activities and also show administrative responsibilities.

The various academic and administrative activities of the college are under the direct supervision of the Principal who coordinates and executes important functions like budgetary allocation, purchase of equipment, maintenance and repairs. Both academic and administrative staff (in close liaison) facilitates the Principal in implementing above activities in the college. Principal takes the stock of the situation by calling periodic meetings with the HODs. An environment of mutual cooperation exists in the college, wherein the college administration, students, teaching and non-teaching staff help each other in maintaining a conducive atmosphere and the effective administration of the college.

The Management and the Principal monitor the performance of the faculty through Self Appraisal Reports but this progress is largely used for promotions and the grant of increments to the teachers. The Principal directly assesses the efficiency of non-teaching staff and also deals with the redressal of their grievances though no formal mechanism exists at present in the college in this regard. A noteworthy welfare measure for the teaching and non-teaching staff exists in shape of group insurance scheme that is also available to the students. Loan facilities are also available for the teaching staff. Teaching and Non-teaching staff have constituted their respective associations which provide financial assistance out of a corpus fund created out monthly subscriptions.

The accounts of the college are well maintained and are audited regularly by the internal and external auditors.
Criterion VII: Healthy Practices

The Peer Team has identified a few unique features of the college, which has enhanced the academic ambience of the institution.

A very spacious, clean, well maintained, and beautiful campus providing the most conducive atmosphere for teaching-learning exercise.
A built-in system of ensuring internal quality checks in all administrative and academic activities.
Adequate hostel facilities for boys and girls students.

Cordial atmosphere exists in the college which reflects overall academic ambience.

The gardens and playgrounds of the campus are well maintained.

The Computer Oriented Courses have been conducted for teaching and non-teaching staff.

Management extend encouragement and support to the Principal in academic and administrative matters.

The college has unique Botanical/Cactus garden.

To promote creativity among students , college has established Art and crafts Studio and workshop.

Section 3: Overall Analysis

The Peer Team, after going through the self-study report and on the basis of its visit to various academic and physical facilities of the institution, finds that the college has been able to make significant progress, and is satisfied with its over all performance . The college is functioning in accordance with the aims and objectives as laid down by the Society. There is a healthy relationship between various functionaries of the college, which has contributed in maintaining a cordial environment in the institution. The peer team considers the following features of the college as commendable:

The effective leadership of the Principal and dedication and commitment of both teaching and non-teaching staff of the institution.

The application of strategic planning exercise for the future growth and development of the institution.

The college has a well-defined vision about future planning, infrastructural growth and development.

The College has taken several initiatives to introduce job oriented courses, thereby generating additional resources.

The college functions in consonance with the declared goals and objectives of the management.

The college carries a out large number of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

Keeping in view the future growth and development of the college, the Peer Team suggests the following to the institution for its consideration:

The college may start a course on functional English for all the students.

The College may add UG courses in Geography and Sociology.

College should have an annual meeting with Alumni and parents to assess the progress of the institution and the students.

Cyber café on the campus be opened on franchise basis for the students.

Hostel facilities need to augmented and additional facilities be provided.

The students’ personality developments programmes may be organized periodically.

The college may introduce the facilities for imparting computer Education and Internet facility available to all the students of the college.

The linkages with industry and other institutions of GOs and NOGs can be further expanded for mutual benefits.

The college may consider the introduction of a few relatively longer duration job oriented self-financing courses and PG Courses.

The college may provide the facilities of a language laboratory to develop the communication skill of the students.

Teachers may be encouraged to make more extensive use of modern teaching aids to strengthen the teaching learning process.

The Peer Team thanks the college for the cooperation extended for the conduct of the visit and wishes the college all the best in its future endeavors.

Dr. V. S. Patel (Chairman)

Prof. Ashok Aima (Member)

Dr. Kamal Singh (Member Co-ordinator)

Dr. Suresh Sharma (Member)

I have gone through the report and agree with the evaluation of the Peer Team.
Head of the Institution
Principal
Dr. Janmit Singh

D.A.V. College, Hoshiarpur

Date: 28/02/2004

Place: Hoshiarpur

RAJINDER PAL MEHTA Vs DAV COLLEGE, HOSHIARPUR SOCIETY REGISTERED AND OTH Civil Writ Petition 3790 of 2011

IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB and HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH


Date of Decision : March 03, 2011.

Rajinder Pal Mehta .....Petitioner
versus
DAV College, Hoshiarpur Society Regd. and others .....Respondents

CORAM :
HON'BLE MR.JUSTICE SURYA KANT.

Present :
Mr.K.S.Dadwal, Advocate, for the petitioner.

1. Whether Reporters of Local papers may be allowed to see the judgment?

2. To be referred to the Reporters or not?

3. Whether the judgment should be reported in the Digest?

Surya Kant, J. (Oral)
The petitioner is aggrieved by the enrollment of the private respondent Nos.4 to 46 as members of the General Body of respondent No.1-DAV College Hoshiarpur Society (Regd.), Hoshiarpur. The petitioner's grievance appears to be that these persons have been included as members of the Society by amending the Constitution which is alleged to be contrary to Clause 16 of the said Constitution.

Having heard learned counsel for the petitioner, I am of the considered view that the petitioner can very well firstly submit his objections against inclusion of the names of private respondents in the voter list for the purpose of election of respondent No.1-Society. If the petitioner submits such objections within a period of one week, the DAV College Managing Committee is directed to dispose of the same by passing a speaking order explaining the legal basis for inclusion of the private respondents as members of the Society. If the petitioner would still be aggrieved, liberty is granted to him to approach the Civil Court as that is the appropriate forum for effective adjudication of such like grievances.

Let the objections of the petitioner be decided before the election of the Society is held.

Ordered accordingly.

Dasti during the course of day.

(SURYA KANT)
JUDGE




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