Delhi University’s Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi Placed Under Suspension

Nidhi Gahlot | October 28th, 2020 . 10:56 pm




Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University Yogesh Tyagi has been placed under suspension with immediate effect and the process of an inquiry by President Ram Nath Kovind in his capacity as Visitor of the University. He has been placed under suspension on the charges of misgovernance and tampers with the material records of the University.

He is also been charged for not appointing various faculties despite a clear message by the ministry to fill up the posts.

The Ministry of Education has also issued an order against him. The order states, “all orders issued with the approval of Prof Yogesh Kumar Tyagi during the period of his absence on the medical ground after Pro-Vice-Chancellor Prof P C Joshi assumed the charge of Vice-Chancellor of the University of Delhi on  July 17, 2020, are set aside and to be treated as null and void.”

The order also mentions that Prof Tyagi “failed” to discharge the duties and responsibilities entrusted to him under the Delhi University Act and lists a range of issues related to governance where the vice-chancellor was found wanting.



For more detail, read at NDTV