Delhi University V-C’s resignation confusing as 57 colleges adopt 3-year plan. Meanwhile Madhu Kishwar says that the VC hasnâ€™t resigned.
New Delhi: What is going to happen with Delhi Universityâ€™s four year undergraduate programme? With the Vice Chancellor of the central university Dinesh Singh putting in his papers, the confusion seems to have deepened.
What is going to be the fate of hundreds of thousands of students who were admitted in different colleges of the university last year under the four year undergraduate plan that is all set to be scrapped. The only thing clear is that the four year degree course is going to be the thing of past.
There are reports that as many as 57 colleges across Delhi under the central university have now decided to go for the three year undergraduate course and they have scrapped the four year plan launched with great fanfare last year by Dinesh Singh. The VC then had got solid support from Kapil Sibbal, the Union Minister and also from Pallam Raju the HRD minister.
In the meantime the Vice Chancellor remained incommunicado as universityâ€™s media coordinator Malay Neerav announced that Singh had resigned. Till now the HRD ministry hasnâ€™t got the resignation letter of the VC.
There were confusion too as a BJP supporter and known journalist Madhu Kishwar who has opposed Smriti Irani the HRD minister said that the VC has authorized her to announced that he hasnâ€™t resigned. Till now the VC completed only three and a half years of his five-year term. There are also reports that pro vice-chancellor Sudhish Pachauri, dean colleges Malashree Lal and director south campus Umesh Rai have resigned from their respective posts.
In the meantime if the VC has actually resigned university’s visitor, President Pranab Mukherjee is expected to appoint a stop gap vice-chancellor.