SPPU Students Protest at University Against Fees Hikes for Courses & Hostels
Pune 12th July 2022: The Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) various students unions & organizations demanding Pune University reduce fees hikes for various streams. For this, a protest was organized outside Pune University’s main building. The protest will continue till the demand is not met, it has been told by the students union.
Students Union of Pune University held a protest yesterday afternoon in front of Pune University’s main gate. The protests continued till evening. But still not getting a positive response from the Pune university registrar, Vice-Chancellor, Or Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
Students Activists Kamalakar Shete Said, “We have been protesting against Savitribai Phule Pune University’s exorbitant fee hike since this morning. We are fighting for the rights of all of us. Everyone should register their participation, and be present. We are staying at the main building site”.
The annual fee of the Ph.D. course was 13,390 Rs. till 2020, it has increased to 26,000 Rs. now. Middle-class students cannot afford this at all. That’s why the students are standing against it Said Students Researcher, Tukaram Shinde. Fees for student hostels have also been increased this year as compared to last year and have tripled. After the covid outbreak, students were unable to pay these fees. We met the registrar of varsity but no positive response from their side said, Om bhudade a History department student.
Pune University Students Union is protesting many demands. In this Hostel Fees, To start the hostel for student researchers as soon as possible. resume the fellowship for the Ph.D. student researchers. ph.D. fees hikes included.