Three member panel set to probe in to Mumbai University's online fiasco

Sakal Times
Saturday, 16 December 2017

Pune: State Education Minister Vinod Tawade has declared that whoever is found guilty in the on-screen marking system fiasco this year in Mumbai University could be charged with a criminal complaint.

The State government set up a three-member enquiry committee to probe the matter last week. The committee consists of the Principal Secretary of Information Technology, Mumbai, Dhiren Patel, professor at VJTI and Deepak Phatak, IITB. It is likely to submit its report soon. 

Pune: State Education Minister Vinod Tawade has declared that whoever is found guilty in the on-screen marking system fiasco this year in Mumbai University could be charged with a criminal complaint.

The State government set up a three-member enquiry committee to probe the matter last week. The committee consists of the Principal Secretary of Information Technology, Mumbai, Dhiren Patel, professor at VJTI and Deepak Phatak, IITB. It is likely to submit its report soon. 

The committee will look into aspects like whether comprehensive evaluation of the technical elements regarding on-screen marking system (OSM) was done before implementing it, whether teachers and students were given guidance, whether the administration, teachers and MeritTrac Services Pvt. Ltd company were well equipped to handle it, besides others.

Despite conducting all examinations by April 2017, declaration of results were delayed till October at Mumbai University. Vice-Chancellor of Mumbai University Sanjay Deshmukh was brought under scrutiny, following which he was sacked from the post. 

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