A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

Transgender Students Will Now Be Able To Study All Courses At IGNOU Without Paying Any Fee

In a praiseworthy move, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has announced the waiver of fees for its transgender students of all programmes. Vice Chancellor Ravindra Kumar announced the initiative during the 22nd Prof G Ram Reddy Lecture, a release issued by the varsity said. The university holds the lecture on July 2 every year in the memory of the founding Vice Chancellor of the university Prof G Ram Reddy.

It invites eminent educationists and scholars to deliver a lecture on higher education, especially in the open and distance learning domain.

Former VC of Telangana’s Kakatiya University Y Vaikuntham advocated spending 6 percent of the GDP on education. He said that the primary thrust should be to devise effective strategies to address the challenges to the growth of education in India

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