The Jawaharlal Nehru College administration on Tuesday condemned a small part of college members for spreading “downright falsehood and malicious propaganda” concerning the 157th Tutorial Council Assembly held on March 22.
The JNU Academics’ Affiliation (JNUTA) on Monday had alleged that vice chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar “allowed just some choose members to talk”, whereas “denying sure members of the tutorial council, together with former deans and chairpersons, their proper to desk their opinion even as soon as, regardless of constant elevating of palms throughout the course of the two-and-a-half hour lengthy assembly”.
In a press release launched by JNU registrar Anirban Chakraborti, the administration mentioned that the tutorial council assembly was held in a “very cordial and constructive ambiance with an attendance exceeding 100 members”.
“These college members appear to be solely fascinated about damaging the popularity and public picture of JNU by spreading trumpet up tales concerning the conduct of the tutorial council assembly and choices taken in it.
“Throughout the two-and-a half hours of the assembly, numerous council members from assistant professors to senior professors and deans of faculties, participated within the council deliberations in a really democratic and enthusiastic method, and arrived on the choices,” it mentioned.
Among the many choices taken throughout the assembly, the tutorial council resolved to conduct the JNU entrance examination 2020-2021 in collaboration with the Nationwide Testing Company (NTA).
It mentioned that the varsity will admit college students by way of the Central Universities Frequent Entrance Take a look at (CUCET) every time the NTA decides to conduct it for all of the central universities.
The tutorial council additionally determined to begin a brand new MA programme in Hindi translation within the Centre of Indian Languages, College of Language, Literature and Tradition Research.
The council additionally accredited granting of recognition to Arun Jaitley Nationwide Institute of Monetary and Administration (AJNIFM), Faridabad, Haryana, to award PG Diploma in Administration (Finance) and PG Diploma Administration (Monetary Administration).
The administration additionally criticised the JNUTA for referring to Mr Kumar because the “caretaker vice chancellor” and mentioned that in response to the JNU Act and its statutes, there is no such thing as a nomenclature as “caretaker VC”, “officiating VC”, and “interim administrator”.
“The statute 3(4) of JNU very clear states that ‘supplied that the vice-chancellor shall, however the expiration of his time period, proceed to carry his workplace till his successor is appointed and enters upon his workplace’. The order issued by the Ministry of Schooling based mostly on the statute 34 of the JNU Act 1966 doesn’t point out any nomenclature apart from the incumbent vice-chancellor,” the administration mentioned.
Mr Kumar was allowed to proceed within the workplace, past the expiry of his time period on January 26, until a successor is appointed, in response to schooling ministry officers.
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