DUTA Censures Signing of Tripartite MoU Between HRD Ministry, DU & UGC

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On 10th October, the Delhi University Teachers’ Association censured the signing of the Tripartite agreement between the UGC, HRD Ministry, and DU.They described it as a step towards privatisation. 

According to the teachers body, the tripartite memorandum of understanding (MOU) demanded universities to continuously increase their internal (self-generated) financial resources through fee hike, revenue earning from commercial courses, engagement in other commercial activities and manage a bigger portion of their research activities through extraneous funding.

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They allege that the MoU initiates steps towards the privatisation pattern that structures the core of the draft National Education Policy (NEP). 

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DUTA will broaden and intensify its struggle against the NEP as well as instruments of privatisation such as the tripartite MoU, they further added.

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The professors had been protesting against the signing of the MoU between the HRD Ministry, UGC, and Delhi University since past one year. 

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