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SMIT reopens after month’s shutdown

Posted by Ramesh Khati on October 6, 2009

Gangtok, 5 OCT: Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT) today reopened after nearly one month shutdown following violence between two groups of students.
Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Brig (Rtd) SS Pabla said: “The academic activities resumed at the SMIT campus here from today and almost all outstation students have returned for studies”.
On the measures to maintain law and order in the SMIT campus, Prof Pabla said that a three-tier set up had been put in place to address the grievances of the students.About the investigation into the clashes between rival group of students that left seven injured, the vice-chancellor said that an inquiry was on and the final report would be submitted soon by the seven-member committee.
“Apart from the inquiry, we have suspended about 25 students, ten of them for their direct involvement in the brawl with fellow students and seven-eight others on charges of damaging properties in the campus and the rest for indiscipline,” Prof Pabla said. Further action will be taken against all those found guilty, he said.

Gangtok, 5 OCT(PTI): Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT) today reopened after nearly one month shutdown following violence between two groups of students.

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Brig (Rtd) SS Pabla said: “The academic activities resumed at the SMIT campus here from today and almost all outstation students have returned for studies”.

On the measures to maintain law and order in the SMIT campus, Prof Pabla said that a three-tier set up had been put in place to address the grievances of the students.About the investigation into the clashes between rival group of students that left seven injured, the vice-chancellor said that an inquiry was on and the final report would be submitted soon by the seven-member committee.

“Apart from the inquiry, we have suspended about 25 students, ten of them for their direct involvement in the brawl with fellow students and seven-eight others on charges of damaging properties in the campus and the rest for indiscipline,” Prof Pabla said. Further action will be taken against all those found guilty, he said.

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