Maharaja Harish Chandra PG College in Moradabad issued a notice banning the use of mobile phones by students in the premises.
The notice issued on Friday prohibits the use of mobile phones by students in the college premises, a move aimed at maintaining discipline in the college.
“Mobile has become obstruction in studies. Use of social media & talking to girls banned to maintain discipline”, said Dr. Vishesh Gupta, Principal.
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During the month of May, the State education department has placed a ban on usage of mobile phones at various educational institutes in Himachal Pradesh.
The proposal to ban cell phones in educational institutes has been under the consideration of higher authorities for quite some time. During the recently concluded conference on "challenges in higher education" in Shimla, a senior official from the department had proposed the ban.