HRD Ministry Seeks Response from JNU Admin over Allegations of Irregularities in Hiring Process

New Delhi, Jan 16 (PTI) The HRD Ministry has sought a response from the JNU administration on allegations of irregularities in appointments and promotions of faculty members, raised by members of the teachers' association.

A five-member delegation of JNUTA had met HRD Ministry officials earlier this week and complained about alleged "tweaking of rules by Vice Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar to benefit his loyalists in appointments and promotions".

"We have sought a response from the JNU administration on the points raised by JNUTA members," a senior official of the ministry said.

The teachers' association and the students' union have been demanding removal of Kumar.

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