GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
Higher Education Department
College Sponsored Branch
Bikash Bhavan, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700 091
No. 691-Edn(CS)/10M-95/2014 Date: 25.08.2014
From: The Additional Secretary to the Government of West Bengal.
To: The Director of Public Instruction, West Bengal.
Sub: Introduction of online Admission process from academic Session 2015-2016 and implementation of COSA from the current financial year (preferably from September, 2014) in all the Government-aided General Degree Colleges of this State and Sanction of grant amounting to Rs. 1.5 lakhs to each of such Colleges for the said purpose
With reference to the subject-matter, the undersigned is directed to state that the Government in the Higher-Education Department has decided to introduce Online Admission process from academic session 2015-2016 and implement COSA from the current financial year, i.e., 2014-2015 (preferably from September, 2014) in all the Government-aided General Degree Colleges of this State.
To implement the above mentioned decisions in time, it is also decided that a grant of Rs. 1.5 (Rupees one & half lakhs) only will be sanctioned to each of such Colleges from the budget provision of the current financial year so that the Colleges can purchase Computer & other accessories, electrical fittings, Computer table & Chair, Web portal, Softwares for both COSA & Online Admission and develop internet connectivity with immediate effect.
Since it is a time-bound job, urgent initiative in this regard is to be taken.
This order issues in terms of the provisions laid down in Finance Department’s Memo No. 6037-F(Y) dated 13.07.2012.
The undersigned is further directed to request him to furnish an up-to-date list of Government-aided General Degree Colleges of this State to this Department at the earliest.
Sd/- Additional Secretary