SFI stands in support with the protesting students of TISS Hyderabad
 
The Central Executive Committee of SFI extends its warm solidarity and complete support with the protesting students of TISS Hyderabad against the anti-student administration who have launched a series of attempts to dismantle the institution. The administration of TISS, without any consultation with the student body or in any democratic platform, has taken a decision to scrap the Bachelor’s in social sciences course. They have also decided to close down the residential facility in the Rajendran Nagar campus. The students have been protesting since December 10 demanding the rever…

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Contribute Generously to Cyclone Gaja Relief Fund Collection of SFI

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The Central Executive Committee of SFI extends its support and solidarity with the people affected by the Cyclone Gaja, which hit parts of Central Tamilnadu in Mid-November. The enormous scale of the destruction has become clear now and the state of Tamilnadu and its people are struggling to overcome the damages occurred. Thousands of people have lost their houses, livelier, paddy farming lands, crops etc. Transport and electricity have been collapsed in a huge scale. Around 3 lakh people were taken shelter in relief camps. 
 
 
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SFI CEC urges all the state committees to launch a concrete campaign in the university centers, research institutes, NITs, IITs regarding the necessity to increase the non-net fellowship and regular disbursement of other scholarship owing to the financial burden that is being imposed on a daily basis on the research scholars in the following paragraphs below.

 
Non-NET fellowship scheme was introduced by the UGC in 2006 to financially help students who do not avail any other fellowships like UGC JRF/SRF, CSIR JRF/SRF, etc. Owing to the growing financial burdens on the research scholars th…

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Let the Fighting Farmers Be Victorious; SFI Extends Solidarity With the Kisan March

Successive Central governments have witnessed the destruction of the rural India and the unchecked destitution of farmers and yet little has been done to alleviate their misery. They have witnessed the deepening misery of the dispossession in country side but left the tillers of soil to ‘free to choose’ to die. Over 3 lakh farmers have committed suicide in India between 1995 and 2015, according to data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).  Even this horrendous figure is an underestimate, with suicides in many groups like women, dalit and tribal farmers being serious…

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