Pune : SPPU to review 150 affiliated colleges over unpaid affiliations fees

Pune : SPPU to review 150 affiliated colleges over unpaid affiliations fees

Pune : SPPU to review 150 affiliated colleges over unpaid affiliations fees

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As around 150 colleges coming under Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) have not paid their affiliation fees for years, accumulating over ₹1 crore in dues apart from having educational errors consequently, the SPPU administration is planning to close down these colleges in the upcoming year.

The situation has prompted the management council to consider taking action against these defaulting colleges. If they fail to clear their dues promptly, their affiliations will be revoked, leading to their closure.

SPPU, with 783 affiliated colleges, is the largest state university in terms of affiliations. These colleges cater to approximately 7.9 lakh students. Among these, 453 are in the Pune district, 149 in Ahmednagar, and 181 in Nashik and Dadra Nagar Haveli.

There are specific categories within these colleges, including 24 exclusively for girls, 178 management institutes (129 in Pune, 22 in Ahmednagar and 27 in Nashik), 73 research institutes, and 18 night colleges.

This move aligns with the university’s commitment to maintaining educational standards and financial discipline. Additionally, it reflects a broader trend, with more than 45 colleges having gained autonomy in recent years.

The university’s stance underscores the importance of timely fee payments and adherence to educational norms. By ensuring compliance, SPPU aims to uphold its reputation as a premier educational institution while safeguarding the interests of students and stakeholders alike.

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