The Congress-affiliated National Students Union of India (NSUI) on Tuesday staged a protest over the Delhi authorities’s directive to 12 DU schools, absolutely funded by it, to pay excellent salaries to workers from the Students Society Fund.
NSUI National President Neeraj Kundan mentioned the scholars fund is a part of charges collected from college students and in response to college statutes it can’t be utilised for paying salaries to academics.
“On one hand, the Delhi government says that it allocates such a high budget for education and on the other, here, it is not ready to give grants for payment of salaries. We demand that the order be revoked and government releases grants to these colleges,” he mentioned.
The Delhi authorities on Friday directed the 12 Delhi University schools absolutely funded by it to pay excellent salaries to staffers from the Students Society Fund, a transfer criticised by DU’s academics’ physique and officers of the college.
It has ordered a particular audit of six schools — Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, Maharishi Valmiki B Ed College, Keshav Mahavidyalaya, Aditi Mahavidyalaya, Bhagini Nivedita College and Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies.
The authorities and 12 schools absolutely funded by it have been locked in a tussle over the discharge of grants, with the latter saying they’ve been unable to pay salaries to staffers for practically three months owing to non-release of funds.
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