Dravidian University vs Union Of India And Ors. on 3 May, 2018

1. The Petitioner/University, which is a State University
established by the Government of Andhra Pradesh by the Dravidian
University Act, 1997, has preferred the present petition seeking a
direction to the Respondent No. 2/University Grants Commission
(hereinafter referred to as “UGC”) to recognize its Open and
Distance Learning (hereinafter referred to as “ODL”) programme for
the academic years 2016-17 and 2017-18. The Petitioner has also

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sought quashing of letter dated 30.05.2017 (hereinafter referred to as
the “Impugned Letter”), vide which the Respondent No. 2 declined
the Petitioner‟s application for offering a ODL programme and had
advised it to not take admissions in any such programme without the
prior approval of the Respondent No. 2, failing which the
consequences of such admission would be the sole responsibility of
the Petitioner.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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