JNU forms panel to salvage to the bottom of hostel disorders, students’ union calls it an act of subversion

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    JNU forms panel to salvage to the bottom of hostel disorders, students’ union calls it an act of subversion


    Authorities at Unique Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru College (JNU) on Sunday announced the formation of an inside excessive-stage committee to peep into the matter of a elevate in hostel payment and requested for solutions from students’ representatives, a transfer slammed by the scholars’ union.

    The improvement comes as the three-member panel, appointed by the Union ministry of human resource pattern (MHRD) to peep into the an analogous matter, is anticipated to submit its disclose by Monday.

    “Here is for the records of all interested that a excessive-stage committee has been constituted by the competent authority to salvage solutions from the pupil representatives on finding an answer to the hostel disorders,” registrar Pramod Kumar acknowledged in a circular.

    The seven-member JNU committee entails dean of students Umesh Kadam, affiliate dean of students Vandana Mishra, and provost Neerja Samajdar.

    College students’ representatives can email their solutions earlier than 5.30pm on Sunday, Kumar acknowledged within the circular.

    JNU students’ union (JNUSU) has condemned the transfer.

    “…The mail has now not been sent to the JNUSU at the same time as authorities-appointed committees acquire it overall sense to recognise the legitimacy of the elected union,” it acknowledged in a statement.

    “We respectfully submit earlier than the esteemed committee that its very formation is nonetheless an act of subverting the Inter Hall Administration Committee, which is a statutory body unto itself,” it added.

    The Inter Hall Administration manages the 18 hostels on campus.

    Following weeks of protests by JNU students, the administration had announced a 50% hostel payment concession for college students from Below Poverty Line class—a transfer rejected by JNUSU.

    A committee appointed by the MHRD is made up our minds to submit its disclose on JNU payment hike by Monday, after rounds of session with lecturers and students.

    The panel, along with mild UGC chairperson VS Chauhan, AICTE chairperson Anil Sahasrabudhe and UGC secretary Rajnish Jain, held its closing meeting on Friday with students’ representatives within the college’s administration block.

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