Annual Meeting DU Court

The 91st annual meeting of the Delhi University (DU) Court convened on Thursday. Vice Chancellor Prof. Yogesh Singh chaired the Annual Meeting of Delhi University Court.

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Accomplishments discussed in Annual Meet of DU Court

The assembly highlighted the year’s accomplishments. It disclosed the completion of 4,556 academic appointments. The imminent Lok Sabha elections have led to the temporary suspension of the appointment process. It awaits the removal of the Model Code of Conduct. Prof. Singh assured prompt resumption once the situation permitted. The DU Registrar endorsed the minutes of the 90th annual session held on March 29, 2023. He provided an action report accordingly. Furthermore, the Treasurer presented financial projections for the fiscal years 2023–24 and 2024–25. The Executive Council approved these.

University Achievements

Prof. Singh stressed the significance of the university’s upcoming 100th annual report. He urged all stakeholders to conduct a thorough review. Various activities undertaken throughout the year were highlighted. He noted the institution’s vitality through numerous statutory meetings. Additionally, he emphasized the university’s ascent in global rankings. The university secured the top position in India. It ranked 220th globally in the QS World University Rankings (Sustainability 2024), with an impressive overall score of 73.4.

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During the academic session 2023–24, 69,622 students enrolled in PG courses. Additionally, 11,174 students pursued UG courses.

Financial Reassurance and Funding Details

The university has faced allegations of severe infrastructure issues and budget cuts. Amidst this, the Vice Chancellor reassured the university community of ample financial resources. He provided specific funding details. This included an allocation of Rs 778.39 crore under GIA for 2023–24. They also designated an amount of Rs 32.83 crore for infrastructure development under EWS.

The Finance Ministry approved Rs 938.33 crore from HEFA for 7 projects. The university also disclosed its application for approval of two projects worth Rs 261.33 crore. Additionally, he mentioned that Rs 231.55 crore had been generated from student fees. Furthermore, Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani’s approval of Rs 272 crore under the Nirbhaya Fund was acknowledged. This funding is designated for the construction of 1,000-bed residential facilities. It will cater to female students pursuing higher education.

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The Annual Meeting of DU Court provided a comprehensive overview of achievements, challenges, and future plans.



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