Delhi University

The energy tussle at Delhi University escalated on Friday with the performing registrar, P C Jha, informing the Education Ministry that latest selections on essential appointments taken by Vice Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi are in compliance with varsity norms.

Intervening within the row between the vice chancellor and Pro Vice Chancellor P C Joshi on Thursday evening, the ministry stated appointments made by Tyagi weren’t “valid” as he’s on go away.

Earlier within the day on Thursday, controversy erupted when Tyagi eliminated Joshi as pro-VC on Thursday and appointed Geeta Bhatt, director of the Non-Collegiate Women’s Eduction Board of the college, in his place. Joshi had, in the meantime, notified the appointment of a brand new registrar, Vikas Gupta, whose interview had been accomplished and appointment cleared by the chief council on Wednesday. However, the identical day, Tyagi had accredited and notified the appointment of P C Jha as performing registrar and director of the South Campus.

“The Vice Chancellor, Yogesh Tyagi, has taken decision in due compliance with the Act, Statutes and ordinances of Delhi University. It is informed that P C Jha in addition to his responsibilities as Director, South Campus, is also acting as Registrar as an interim arrangement. It is also informed that Geeta Bhatt has been appointed as Pro VC in place of P C Joshi,” Jha stated in a letter to the ministry.

In his letter to the college registrar on Thursday, Birendra Kumar Singh, deputy secretary within the Education Ministry, wrote that “orders issued by Vice Chancellor during the period of absence on medical ground without joining the office properly and officially is not valid and should not be acted upon by the university functionary”.

In future, if the vice chancellor desires to affix workplace, a correct medical health certificates issued by a reliable authority who handled him ought to be obtained, he stated. “Pro VC P C Joshi will be acting as Vice Chancellor during the period and all orders should be issued under the statues with his approval,” Singh had stated

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