The University of Delhi asked the students to pay the full semester fees. Students Federation of India (SFI) DU has opposed this move of Delhi University. Students say that the Covid 19 epidemic has created financial constraints, making it almost impossible to pay full semester fees. According to the students, the financial burden has also increased due to various problems of online classes.
Kajal Sharma, a student of Delhi University, said, “Now the constant pressure from DU administration is putting a lot of students in trouble on the matter of payment of fees. The burden of expensive data packs has increased for the problems of students and busy online class schedules. ”
SFI DU has placed many demands before the institutes of the university. Student organization in front of university administration Keeping his demand, he said, “Special fee waiver should be implemented for students from socially and economically backward classes.
Grants and scholarships for students should be released immediately. There should be additional support for students from the university to meet the data and equipment expenses for online classes.”
For how useful and meaningful online education is currently, the Delhi Teachers Association has asked students to take feedback. One month’s data will be prepared through the students, which will know how much percentage of students are able to take online classes. Delhi Teachers Association said, “Many students are not able to take classes.
The reason for this is the lack of facilities for smartphones, internet, wifi, laptops, data connections, computers etc. Disabled students are the most affected in this system.”
New academic session 2020-21 of Delhi University has started three weeks late this year due to covid 19. Currently, third and fifth semester online classes are being held. Under this, classes of second and third year students are being taken by teachers through online education.