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

UGC chairman M Jagadesh Kumar has assured to “positively look” into the pending matters of JNU at the earliest.

JNU VC meets UGC chairman, discusses release of grant, faculty increment JNU VC Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit (Image: JNU official Twitter)
Press Trust of India | Sep 22, 2022 - 12:09 p.m. IST
Share Via

NEW DELHI: 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).

Recommended : Get important details about JNU Delhi. Download Brochure

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”.

Also read | IIT Bombay female students demand cyber investigation, to address loopholes in women’s safety in hostel

“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.


Follow us for the latest education news on colleges and universities, admission, courses, exams, schools, research, NEP and education policies and more..

To get in touch, write to us at news@careers360.com.

Know More About
Download Brochure
Back to top