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Days after court docket ruling, Kerala Governor appoints interim VC of fisheries varsity

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Days after court ruling, Kerala Governor appoints interim VC of fisheries varsity

By PTI

TRIVANDRUM: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, appearing because the chancellor of universities within the state, on Wednesday notified appointment of one of many professors of Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) as its interim Vice Chancellor.

Khan ordered that until an everyday VC was appointed, Dr M Rosalind George, professor and Dean of Faculty of Fisheries Science in KUFOS, would additionally train the powers and carry out the duties of VC with rapid impact, until additional orders.

The resolution comes within the wake of the Kerala High Court on November 14 quashing the appointment of Dr Okay Riji John because the VC of KUFOS on the bottom that he was appointed in violation of University Grants Commission (UGC) norms.

The court docket quashed the 2020 notification issued by the Governor appointing the choice committee, its 2021 decision recommending just one title and 2021 order of the chancellor appointing John as VC for a interval of 5 years or until he attains the age of 65, whichever is earlier.

The Bench additionally directed the chancellor to represent a range committee for advice of a panel of names in accordance with the UGC rules on the earliest.

The High Court order had come on the pleas, moved by the candidates who participated within the choice course of to the publish of VC of KUFOS, difficult the appointment of John.

Khan had sought resignation of the 11 VCs, together with that of KUFOS, based mostly on a Supreme Court order which, whereas quashing appointment of the VC of of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, had mentioned that in keeping with the UGC, an inventory of three appropriate candidates must be given to the chancellor.

The apex court docket had additionally mentioned a non-academician shouldn’t be a part of the choice committee as per UGC rules.

According to Khan, the rules have been violated within the appointment of the 11 VCs and he, subsequently, despatched them show-cause notices asking why they need to be allowed to proceed of their posts in view of the apex court docket resolution.

The ruling Left authorities in Kerala and Khan have been at loggerheads over the difficulty of functioning of universities and his current transfer looking for removing of the 11 VCs.

Earlier within the day, the Governor mentioned the ordinance issued by the federal government looking for to take away him because the chancellor of universities is “infructuous” now because the state meeting has been summoned.

TRIVANDRUM: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, appearing because the chancellor of universities within the state, on Wednesday notified appointment of one of many professors of Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) as its interim Vice Chancellor.

Khan ordered that until an everyday VC was appointed, Dr M Rosalind George, professor and Dean of Faculty of Fisheries Science in KUFOS, would additionally train the powers and carry out the duties of VC with rapid impact, until additional orders.

The resolution comes within the wake of the Kerala High Court on November 14 quashing the appointment of Dr Okay Riji John because the VC of KUFOS on the bottom that he was appointed in violation of University Grants Commission (UGC) norms.

The court docket quashed the 2020 notification issued by the Governor appointing the choice committee, its 2021 decision recommending just one title and 2021 order of the chancellor appointing John as VC for a interval of 5 years or until he attains the age of 65, whichever is earlier.

The Bench additionally directed the chancellor to represent a range committee for advice of a panel of names in accordance with the UGC rules on the earliest.

The High Court order had come on the pleas, moved by the candidates who participated within the choice course of to the publish of VC of KUFOS, difficult the appointment of John.

Khan had sought resignation of the 11 VCs, together with that of KUFOS, based mostly on a Supreme Court order which, whereas quashing appointment of the VC of of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, had mentioned that in keeping with the UGC, an inventory of three appropriate candidates must be given to the chancellor.

The apex court docket had additionally mentioned a non-academician shouldn’t be a part of the choice committee as per UGC rules.

According to Khan, the rules have been violated within the appointment of the 11 VCs and he, subsequently, despatched them show-cause notices asking why they need to be allowed to proceed of their posts in view of the apex court docket resolution.

The ruling Left authorities in Kerala and Khan have been at loggerheads over the difficulty of functioning of universities and his current transfer looking for removing of the 11 VCs.

Earlier within the day, the Governor mentioned the ordinance issued by the federal government looking for to take away him because the chancellor of universities is “infructuous” now because the state meeting has been summoned.