Code binds Arjun ministry

THE Arjun Singh-led HRD Ministry is already entangled in legal complications with its recent decision to hurriedly appoint Vice-Chancellors to 15 new central universities being challenged in court.....

Published:March 9, 2009 12:04 am

THE Arjun Singh-led HRD Ministry is already entangled in legal complications with its recent decision to hurriedly appoint Vice-Chancellors to 15 new central universities being challenged in court. Adding to the complications,it is learnt that Panjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof R C Sobti,who was appointed as the new V-C for the Himachal Pradesh Central University,is not keen to move. He has won a three-year extension at Panjab University,and is said to have chosen to let go of the new offer. The HRD Ministry is now caught in a bind as with the model code of conduct in effect,it cannot make fresh appointments.

Video of the day

For all the latest News Archive News, download Indian Express App

    Live Cricket Scores & Results