New Year Without Salary : Professors Of DU Colleges Funded By Delhi Government Working Without Salary

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The new year started on a grim note for professors of 28 state-funded colleges of Delhi University (DU).

These Professors had to go without Salary in the new year as the Delhi Government decided to freeze funds in July last year.

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In July 2017,Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had decided to discontinue financial aid provided by the Delhi Government to the colleges, sending a wave of panic throughout  the University.

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As a result,funding of 28 Colleges of DU including like Gargi college, Deen Dayal Upadhayaya College,Sukhdev College for Business Studies,Shaheed Rajguru College and Maharaja Agarsen College was halted as the colleges had been operating without governing bodies.

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S.K. Garg , Principal of Deen Dayal Upadhyay College, which is fully funded by the Delhi Government is undergoing a financial crisis unfolding to his college.

The college is now not even in a position to pay salary to its staff, and had to divert funds in order to ensure basic functioning of the institution.

Professors in the university have termed the salary cut as an arm-twisting measure by the state university due to an ongoing tussle between the state government and Centre’s interest – which has led to financial crippling of professors’ expenditure.

Aware of the crisis,a senior official from the Delhi Government’s Education department assured that as soon as the names of¬† governing body panel is sent to the government, funds to the colleges will be released with immediate effect.

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