New Delhi The Jawaharlal Nehru College Academics Affiliation (JNUTA) on Monday alleged that the delay in appointing the brand new vice-chancellor (V-C) was “deliberate” as a way to extra lengthen the time interval of the current V-C M Jagadesh Kumar.
As for the V-C appointment, the Union coaching ministry had, last October, launched an industrial inviting features for the V-C place and, later, a three-member search panel was constituted to look into the recruitment course of.
Final month, it allowed Kumar, whose time interval was to complete on January 26, to proceed in his present place “till additional orders” as a result of the appointment course of for the brand new V-C was delayed. The ministry, nonetheless, didn’t aspect what precipitated the delay.
The JNUTA on Monday alleged that Kumar continued to appoint people to key positions no matter him being on extension. It talked about the delay within the appointment of the brand new V-C was a “deliberate” and “handy” possibility to offer an indefinite extension to Kumar.
“A day after his time period ended on January 26, Kumar referred to as an emergent government council assembly and reappointed some rectors. This was most likely completed as a result of the V-C knew that he has been given an indefinite extension,” talked about JNUTA secretary Moushumi Basu.
Regardless of repeated makes an try, Kumar and officers of the coaching ministry didn’t reply to calls and texts despatched on the lookout for their comment. JNU registrar Pramod Kumar refused to the touch upon the allegations.
A senior official JNU talked about, “The college is ready to obtain communication from the training ministry on the appointment course of…”