Twenty-two varsities lack full-scale Executive Councils: Dy CM

Deputy Chief Minister Damodar Rajanarsimha informed the house that 22 universities in the State lack full scale Executive Councils.

Replying to a question raised by MLCs KS Laxman Rao, K Nageshwar and Bala Subramanyam, he said that the Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed that all the Executive Councils be constituted within a stipulated time.

The minister further said that on the directions of High court collegiums (Committee) of Academicians was constituted to identify suitable persons to be nominated as Executive Council members in the universities. He informed the House that the committee has submitted names for 18 universities which are under consideration of government. The recommendations in respect of four universities are still awaited.