The Jawaharlal Nehru University’s (JNU) Executive Council has permitted initiating the tendering course of to interact a “more robust and integrated” safety service on the campus, mentioned an official assertion on Saturday.
Initially, there had been a rising demand by the scholars and academics to rent a brand new safety company in view of the violence on January 5, 2020 wherein no less than 35 individuals have been injured. In addition, final month’s clashes between teams of scholars over allegedly serving non-vegetarian meals throughout Navratri has additionally been some extent of concern.
The academics’ affiliation had flagged the difficulty of safety on the campus within the wake of rising incidents of housebreaking within the homes of college members.
At the three hundredth assembly of the college’s Executive Council, held on May 5, it permitted waiving 70 per cent of the license price for all JNU-allotted outlets which have been closed through the Covid lockdown, the college mentioned in a press release.
“The Council resolved to arrange an International Affairs Office for internationalization of the college as envisaged within the NEP-2020 about joint diploma/twinning programmes, opening of offshore campuses and so on.
“It also approved initiating the tendering process for engaging a more robust integrated security service in the university,” the official assertion mentioned.
The college’s highest decision-making physique additionally permitted the Health Infrastructure and Services Review Committee’s suggestions to streamline the well being amenities for the advantage of college students, school and employees members and retired personnel, it mentioned.
A choice was additionally taken to grant permission to the M.Phil/Ph.D. feminine students for maternity and baby care depart as much as 240 days.The council permitted sending the Draft Cadre Recruitment Rules of the Non-Teaching and Non-Vocational Staff of the University to the Education Ministry to provoke the method of filling over 700 vacancies, the assertion added.
With inputs from PTI.