| New Delhi
Delhi University's Dyal Singh College (Evening) is all set to become a morning college, the varsity's Executive Council decided in its meeting on Friday.
The decision will entail two morning colleges now in the same premises until a new planned building materialises. Ram Lal Anand College and Deshbandhu College of DU already two morning colleges each. Both the colleges used to have an evening adjunct earlier.
The future bifurcation will be done in phases subsequently, with first year students accomodated in morning shift, and second and third year in the afternoon, a college faculty member said.
"We are so happy with the decision. There was a dire need for optimal utilisation of resources since there is space crunch and everyone is going vertical," said Bhawna Pandey, an Economics teacher and Public Information Officer of the college.
She said that that the conversion was long due as the evening college had lost its rationale long before.
"We haven't had any working students for the last 25 years, the very reason for the existence of evening colleges. And having limited resources, we could not even start new courses which we had been planning for a long time.. but now we will be able to afford them," she said.
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