Supreme Court stays admission at Theni agri school.
The Supreme Court has conceded an interval remain focused Madras high court's request to permit College of Agricultural Technology (CAT), Theni, to fill its full portion of 120 seats.
Sree Krishna Educational Trust got endorsement from Government of Tamil Nadu to begin the horticultural school for offering four year degree course (BSc in rural science) for 60 understudies by an administration request dated June 21, 2010, issued by the agribusiness division subject to connection by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) and satisfaction of its conditions inside six months.
In this way, temporary connection was conceded to the school on July 7, 2010, for conceding 60 understudies. A temporary endorsement was conceded by TNAU for increment of understudies from 60 to 120 on June 20, 2011, for the scholarly year 2011-2012, as an extraordinary case, subject to the school submitting to the college's framework and different offices inside six months.
After the college's standing board of trustees assessed the school following four scholastic years, it issued a report in June 2016, saying the seats must be decreased from 120 to 60 as the foundation office accessible was just 41.31% out of 100%. As the school did not answer to the report, the following month TNAU chose to lessen quality to 60. The scholarly chamber likewise affirmed of the proposal.
That month, the trust moved the Madras high court (Madurai seat), which, in a solitary judge request on August 5, 2016, put aside the college's heading to lessen the seats, and requested it to take official choice inside six weeks.
The high court, in its request, said the college had "effectively baffled" the methodology to concede rest of the 60 understudies. Notwithstanding knowing the last date of affirmation was August 31, regardless it didn't take a ultimate choice. Issuing a showcause notification to the college powers the court said, why the college be not continued under the scorn of court Act, alongside a fine of 25 lakh for denying admission to understudies. Passing interval orders, it allowed temporary admission to the rest of the understudies.
The trust then documented a claim in the Madras high court saying the college had not yet taken a ultimate choice, and was "offering time." A division seat said in spite of knowing the last date of confirmation was August 31, despite everything it didn't take an official choice. Issuing a show-cause to the college powers the court said, why the college be not continued under the disdain of court Act, alongside inconvenience of a fine of Rs 25 lakh for denying admission to understudies. Passing between time orders, it conceded temporary admission to the rest of the understudies.
TNAU then moved the zenith court. Advocate General Mukul Rohtagi showed up for the sake of TNAU. A seat of Justice Dipak Mishra and Justice C Nagappan then allowed interval remain focused Madras high court's request.