C.A. Hakeem College, Melvisharam
Melvisharam: The Abdul Hakeem College in Melvisharam, 80 kms west of Chennai is making a bid for autonomy from the new academic session. According to Principal Anwar Shariff, the team from University Grants Commission is likely to visit the college shortly and assess the facilities and standards.
The College will be entering its 50th years since foundation next year. It was previously under University of Madras and is now affiliated to newly created Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore after colleges under Madras University were split seven years ago.