JNU VC, UGC chairman meets to discuss release of grants, faculty increment and other issues

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Updated on Sep 22, 2022 12:26 IST

"The issues related to the extension of the deadline for Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) application, duration of various fellowship grants, five non compounded increments to faculty for PhD, long pending cases of release of pensionary benefits, the release of grants under different heads, among others, were discussed in detail," JNU said.

JNU VC, UGC chairman meets to discuss release of grants, faculty increment and other issues

JNU VC, UGC chairman meets to discuss release of grants, faculty increment and other issues

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Vice-Chancellor Santishree D Pandit held a meeting with University Grants Commission (UGC) chairman M Jagadesh Kumar and discussed several issues, including the release of grants and faculty increment. The meeting took place on Tuesday to expedite several pending issues pertaining to the JNU, the varsity said in a statement. 
"Meanwhile, the UGC chairman has assured to “positively look” into the pending matters of JNU at the earliest," the varsity said.

“Santishree D Pandit, Vice Chancellor, JNU along with the Registrar met Professor M Jagadesh Kumar, Chairman, UGC on September 20, 2022,” the varsity said in a statement.

"During the meeting, various matters about the faculty, staff and students of the university were discussed. The issues related to the extension of the deadline for Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) application, duration of various fellowship grants, five non compounded increments to faculty for PhD, long pending cases of release of pensionary benefits, the release of grants under different heads, among others, were discussed in detail," the JNU said in a statement.

“The Chairman has assured to positively look into the pending matters of JNU at the earliest. The university looks forward to engaging with the higher authorities like the University Grants Commission (UGC) more closely for an effective resolution of the pending issues," the varsity added.

Meanwhile, students are eagerly waiting for the JNU Admissions 2022 to start soon for the undergraduate courses. With National Testing Agency (NTA) announcing the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2022 Result, the admission process is expected to begin shortly. Candidates who are willing to pursue undergraduate courses offered at the varsity are advised to keep checking the official website; i.e. jnu.ac.in.

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