According to the girl’s family, the victim had left for college on February 2 but did not come back.
The move has generated criticism from a section of the faculty for “naming and shaming” the student.
The Bar Council of India also asked the University of Delhi to issue a notification stating that no admissions be made for evening classes from the next year
Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) — whose candidates have been accused of indulging in the practice, welcomed the move announced through an official notification.
The AAP’s student wing, the Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS), failed to win a single seat, despite a high-profile campaign.
Saibaba’s wife G Vasantha lashed out against the order, saying she wants to file a case against the “system” that had worsened her husband’s physical condition.
Thampu has claimed less than 30 per cent of the faculty were present for the meeting and no decision was taken or resolution adopted with regard to the changes proposed.
The protesters have been demanding the implementation of Section 33 of the Delhi University Act, 1922.
The seminar, whose final report will be sent to HRD minister Smriti Irani, will also have educationist Dinanath Batra delivering the keynote lecture on changes required in education.
The order was passed in connection with the complaint filed against Irani for allegedly giving false information in affidavits to EC.
To be offered at the MSc and PhD levels, the course is likely to begin next year. DU’s cluster innovation centre (CIC) will run the course in partnership with 12 other departments.
The university’s media co-ordinator Malay Neerav confirmed the news saying, “The pro V-C Sudhish Pachauri will take over as the officiating V-C from October 29”.
He said the programme was a “well thought-out experiment”, one that he and his team was convinced would be good “not just to the university, but to the larger context of education”.
Woman, a British citizen, has applied for visa extension.
The university had to withdraw the programme after it triggered massive protests from students and professors.