Aligarh Muslim University. (HT file)

AMU seeks President’s intervention to mitigate its financial crisis – education

Teachers at the Muslim University of Aligarh have sought the intervention of President Ram Nath Kovind as a visitor to the university team to mitigate their “unprecedented” financial situation, which has been further accentuated this month.

In a letter to the president, the AMU Teachers Association on Saturday sought to draw his attention to the fact that thousands of college retirees have “received only half their pension money this month, which has caused them a serious crisis. financial and hardship ”.

AMUTA’s secretary, Professor Najmul Islam, told reporters that AMU received 17 million rupees less money against the stipulated amount this month.

Aside from pensioners, those negatively affected include researchers and all other employees who have not received a host of other allowances, including back pay and leave payments, he said.

As the university prepares to deal with the growing financial crisis, top university officials led by Registrar Abdul Hamid have rushed to New Delhi to report to the University Scholarship Commission to find a way out of the situation.

When contacted, Professor Tariq Mansoor, Vice Chancellor of the AMU, said: “We have started all the necessary steps to find a way out of this crisis. We are fully aware of the situation and will take all measures to mitigate the adverse impact of this financial crisis. ”

The CV hoped that “with patience and patience, the situation would be resolved.”


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