Tamil Nadu

Special officer appointed for D.B. Jain College

The Higher Education Department has appointed a special officer to oversee the functioning of D.B. Jain College, Thoraipakkam, affiliated to the University of Madras.

The decision was taken following a series of complaints against the college administration.  The college had not filled vacancies of teachers in aided section for several years and had stopped admitting students in its aided programmes. 

Teachers had complained against the college management and the Association of University Teachers has held many protests over the years. 

The Directorate of Collegiate Education investigated the complaints and advised that a special officer be appointed to oversee the functioning of the institution.  As per the administration’s request the department has appointed Santhosh D. Surana, Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Economics, K.C.S. Kasi Nadar College of Arts and Science, Korukkupattai, as special officer. 

AUT, while welcoming the appointment, has appealed to the government to bring the institution under the government's control.

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