JNU VC discusses release of grant, faculty increment with UGC chairman

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Posted on 23 Sep 2022
12:54 PM
JNU Vice Chancellor Santishree D Pandit

JNU Vice Chancellor Santishree D Pandit Source: Twitter

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JNU Vice Chancellor Santishree D Pandit met UGC chairman M Jagadesh Kumar and discussed a slew of issues
The meeting took place on Tuesday to expedite several pending issues pertaining to the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

JNU Vice Chancellor Santishree D Pandit met UGC chairman M Jagadesh Kumar and discussed a slew of issues, including the release of grants and faculty increment, the university has said. The meeting took place on Tuesday to expedite several pending issues pertaining to the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

Meanwhile, the UGC chairman has assured to “positively look” into the pending matters of JNU at the earliest, the university said. “… Santishree D. Pandit, Vice Chancellor, JNU along with the Registrar met Prof M Jagadesh Kumar, Chairman, UGC on 20th September 2022,” it said in a statement on Wednesday.

During the meeting, various matters about the faculty, staff and students of the university were discussed. The issues related to the “extension of the deadline for CAS (Career advancement Scheme) application, duration of various fellowship grants, five non compounded increments to faculty for PhD, long pending cases of release of pensionary benefits, the release of grants under different heads, among others, were discussed in detail”.

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“The Chairman has assured to positively look into the pending matters of JNU at the earliest. The University looks forward to engaging with the higher authorities like the University Grants Commission (UGC) more closely for an effective resolution of the pending issues," the university added.

Last updated on 23 Sep 2022
12:54 PM
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