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GOOD NEWS : PU SYNDICATE MEETING DECIDES NO FEE HIKE FOR FORTHCOMING ACADEMIC SESSION

May 30, 2020 09:34 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Panjab University in its Syndicate meeting, here on Saturday, decides no Fee hike for forthcoming Academic Session. The hot issue related to the fee structure for the forthcoming Academic Session 2020-21 in University Teaching Departments/Affiliated Colleges/Regional Centres has been deferred by the Syndicate.

At the outset, the House paid respect to the frontline warriors who lost their lives during the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. The Syndicate appreciated the efforts of Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor who presented a cheque of Rs. 76 lacs. as a contribution by the PU employees towards Prime Minister National Relief Fund to Mr. M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India and Chancellor of PU.

The Syndicate after due deliberation, unanimously approved the recommendation of Vice Chancellor for appointment of Prof. Sukhbir Kaur, Deptt. of Zoology as Dean Student Welfare (Women). It also approved the continuation of Prof. Ranjan Kumar, Department of Physics as Associate Dean Student Welfare.

The Syndicate did not approve the recommendation of the Vice Chancellor for the appointment of Prof. Devinder Singh, Department of Laws as Dean Student Welfare (Men) and also of Prof. Ashok Kumar, Department of Hindi as Associate Dean of Student Welfare.The Syndicate approved the minutes of the committee for reviewing the existing policy framed for indoor or outdoor shooting of films in the campus. The Syndicate advised for taking an affidavit to show only PU campus if permission is seeked for the shooting and not show any other campus in that particular film.


 

The Syndicate did not approve the recommendation of the Vice Chancellor for the appointment of Prof. Devinder Singh, Department of Laws as Dean Student Welfare (Men) and also of Prof. Ashok Kumar, Department of Hindi as Associate Dean of Student Welfare.

However, the Syndicate has authorised Vice Chancellor to appoint any official as DSW till the next meeting of Syndicate which is scheduled for 27th June 2020. In case, the Syndicate is unable to meet on the said date, the charge of DSW (M) shall be given to Dean of University Instructions (DUI).However,Prof Rajinder Bhandari and Principal R S Jhanji recorded their dissent.

The Syndicate approved the minutes of the committee for reviewing the existing policy framed for indoor or outdoor shooting of films in the campus. The Syndicate advised for taking an affidavit to show only PU campus if permission is seeked for the shooting and not show any other campus in that particular film.

The Syndicate approved the contractual term of appointment of Dr. B.S. Lal, as Visiting Consultant of Bhai Ghanaiyaji Institute of Health,PU. The Syndicate gave the charge of CMO to Dr. Rupinder Kaur and asked Dr. Rakesh Khullar to take back the resignation and continue his services in PU Health Centre.

The Syndicate deliberated in detail regarding transfer of Dr. S.S. Sangha, Principal, Dasmesh Girls College of Education, Badal, Sri Muktsar Sahib and it was resolved that he be sent back to avoid litigation in the absence of Regulations and Statutory Provisions. However, 3 members namely, R.S.Jhanji, Rajinder Bhandari and Sarabjit Kaur recorded their dissent. Further Smt. Indu Malhotra, IAS, DPI Govt. of Punjab and Dr. Rupinder Singh, Director Higher Education ,UT Chandigarh recorded their views in support of Principal Dr. S.S. Sangha.

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