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Atishi writes to Centre flagging 'irregularities' in 12 DU colleges funded by Delhi govt

The minister suggested that the 12 colleges can be merged and brought under Delhi government or Centre may take their full control and in that case, the Delhi government will stop allocating funds to them

PTI New Delhi Published 01.12.23, 07:35 PM

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Delhi Education Minister Atishi on Friday wrote to the Centre flagging "irregularities" in 12 colleges of the Delhi University that are funded by the city government.

In her letter to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, she said, "The Delhi government has noted several serious irregularities and procedural lapses involving hundreds of crores of rupees from the public exchequer." "Since these colleges are directly affiliated with DU, they're not answerable to the Delhi government for the judicious utilisation of funds," she said.

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She suggested that the 12 colleges can be merged and brought under the Delhi government or the Centre may take their full control and in that case, the Delhi government will stop allocating funds to them.

There was no immediate reaction from the university on the matter.

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