Haryana’s greater training division has issued a present trigger discover to Ashoka University, accusing it of “financial embezzlement” by not admitting sufficient college students from the state or giving them charge concession as required by regulation. However, the college has denied the allegation. According to the federal government, the varsity positioned in Sonepat flouted the Haryana Private Universities Act, 2006.
In an official discover, it alleged that “there is fudging of figures, making it a blatant case of maladministration and misinformation, causing financial embezzlement”. Ashoka University known as the discover “totally misconceived” and opposite to the provisions of the Haryana Private Universities Act, 2006, however mentioned it has responded to the federal government. It additionally mentioned the cost of misinformation and embezzlement of funds is “completely unwarranted”.
According to the federal government, enrolment of scholars from Haryana is ‘low in all courses, which defeats the purpose of the provisions of the Act’. “For instance, the number of reserved seats in UG BA/BSc programme has been shown as 200 out of which only 100 are filled by Haryana students. Remaining seats were not allotted to Haryana students by the university, thus causing injustice to the remaining students,” it mentioned.
Under the provisions of the Haryana Private Universities Act, 2006, a minimal of 25percentt seats for admission within the college shall be reserved for college students from the state, and of those seats, 10% shall be reserved for these from Scheduled Castes.
“The university has a holistic merit-based admissions process and is funded by philanthropic donations. Further, the university follows the highest standards of institutional governance, backed by stringent audit, and hence there is no question of any financial impropriety in any aspect of its functioning,” a spokesperson of the college mentioned.
With inputs from PTI.
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