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Delhi University gets new Vice Chancellor in Prof Yogesh Singh

President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday permitted the appointment of Professor Yogesh Singh as the brand new Vice Chancellor of Delhi College (DU), whereas Professor Neelima Gupta was appointed the V-C of Dr Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya in Madhya Pradesh.

Yogesh Singh is presently the Vice-Chancellor of the Delhi Technological College (DTU). “DU is a unique ball recreation altogether. It’s a really previous and necessary seat of studying. We’ll take all crucial steps that are required for the expansion and growth of the establishment and deal with the curiosity of DU,” he informed The Indian The Press Reporter.

“The administration might be action-oriented, constructive and we are going to take everybody collectively… We’ll begin at a really quick tempo. I’ll meet all of the Principals, Deans, Heads of Departments and pupil teams. We’ll seek the advice of everybody and type a strategic plan,” mentioned Singh.

Former DU VC and his namesake Yogesh Tyagi, had been suspended in October final 12 months by the President in his capability because the Customer of the college, for dereliction of obligation. In his place, Professor P C Joshi had been officiating because the VC. On March 9, Tyagi wrote to the President and relinquished cost on the finish of his five-year tenure.

Singh, who was appointed DU VC Wednesday, has beforehand been the Director of Netaji Subhas Institute of Know-how, Delhi (2014-2017) and Vice Chancellor of Maharaja Sayajirao College of Baroda, Gujarat (2011-2014).

His different administrative roles embrace being Dean, College Faculty of Data Know-how (2001-2006), Controller of Examinations (2006-2011) and Director College students Welfare of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha College.

In keeping with DTU PRO Anoop Lather, Singh obtained his M.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engineering) and Ph.D.(Laptop Engineering) levels from Nationwide Institute of Know-how, Kurukshetra, Haryana. “He has supervised 23 Ph.Ds within the space of Software program Engineering. He has greater than 250 publications in Worldwide and Nationwide Journals/Conferences,” Lather mentioned in an announcement.

Singh can be a member of the Government Committee of Nationwide Evaluation and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with impact from October 03, 2019, and Chairman of Governing Board of Data and Library Community (INFLIBNET) Centre, Gandhinagar, an Autonomous Inter-College Centre (IUC) of College Grants Fee.

Singh, nevertheless, has had his fair proportion of controversies. On July 23, a criticism was filed with UP Governor to take away Singh as a member of the Search Committee for Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Technical College Lucknow, for alleged self-plagiarism. The complainant had alleged that Singh had plagiarized the Summary and Conclusion in three papers, one in all which was revealed with the declare of being an ‘Unique Article’.

A criticism was additionally filed with the Deputy Chief Minister Delhi by an applicant for the publish of Affiliate Professor, when Singh was the DTU VC, the place it was alleged that Singh together with different officers “violated all AICTE and UGC tips” within the appointment of Affiliate Professors and chosen candidates on their “private whims and desires”. It was alleged that he sought “monetary advantages” for these appointments.

Singh nevertheless, has denied all allegations. On the problem of self-plagiarism, he mentioned it was “merely not potential”. He mentioned the recruitment course of in DTU was “fully clear and stringent”. “Within the non-teaching posts case, some individuals tried to interrupt our system. We recognized them and terminated them inside a couple of hours,” he mentioned.

Professor Gupta, the brand new V-C of Dr Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya in Madhya Pradesh, in the meantime, is presently the pinnacle of the Tikka Manjhi Bhagalpur College.

In July, the college had courted controversy over its resolution to drag out of a webinar on ‘Tradition and Linguistic Hurdles within the Achievement of Scientific Mood’ following objections raised by the ABVP.

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