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. PTI GJS BUN SNE SNE