Ehsaas, a psychotherapy and counselling clinic under AUD's Centre for Psychotherapy and Clinical Research, has provided its services to over 1,100 persons since 2013, with 220 people approaching it in the last year itself.
Like other Delhi state universities, Ambedkar University reserves 85% of its seats for residents of the NCT of Delhi, and separate cut-offs are announced for residents and non-residents, with the former being set lower.
After its tender with Sulabh expired, workers say AUD floated a tender which has now gone to a private company called Bhagwati International, as a result of which all existing staff — some of whom have been working in the university for as long as eight years — have been removed.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a convocation ceremony at Ambedkar University in Lucknow on Friday. This is PM Modi’s first visit to Lucknow after assuming the office. This visit comes in the middle of a fierce onslaught on his government over suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula.