University Grant Commission: The government has extended the lockdown once again for two more weeks, due to the increasing numbers of coronavirus cases. In such a situation, the crores of students, parents, and teachers of the country have many doubts about the new semester and educational activities. Given this, the UGC has issued a helpline number. Minister of Human Resource Development shared it on Twitter on Monday.
Questions can be asked directly on the helpline number issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Also, an email ID has issued To answer the queries related to admission and exams.
University Grant Commission issues helpline number
The information about this helpline was given by Union Human Resource Development Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Monday. Dr. Nishank tweeted about this, and he wrote, ‘UGC has now issued a helpline number and email ID dedicated to questions related to educational activities. Students, teachers, and institutes can also ask their questions on this helpline.’
🛎️Attention everyone!🛎️@ugc_india now has a dedicated email & helpline number to redress academic-related grievances for students, teachers, and institutions, arising due to #COVID19 pandemic.— Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) May 18, 2020
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The helpline number for questions related to academic activities by UGC is – 011-23236374
Questions can be sent to this email ID – [email protected]
You can ask your doubts and question directly from the UGC by sending an email to the given ID or by calling the number provided. UGC E-Cell will help you.
UGC Secretary Rajneesh Jain had also written to the Vice-Chancellors of Universities earlier that during the lockdown, students should not have any type of mental health-related issues, for this, they issued a helpline number, on which the student will call and ask their questions.
He said that colleges are closed during the lockdown. At the same time, many students come to study from other cities. In such a situation, they do not feel any kind of loneliness; for this, colleges have suggested that it is necessary to talk regularly to the students to speak and stay calm and stress-free so that they keep taking advice.
It was also said that university hostel warden and senior faculty could form a COVID-19 help group, which can help students who need it.
Let us tell you that the Union Health Ministry has also issued a toll-free helpline (08046110007) for those who are suffering from mental troubles due to lockdown.