Jadavpur University’s Dean of Faculty of Engineering resigns


The Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Jadavpur University, Amitava Datta resigned from the publish on Tuesday citing well being points.

In a letter to Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das, Datta requested him to just accept his resignation letter with rapid impact whereas providing his help to the college to the perfect of his capability.

Datta, who had joined as Dean solely on December 7 this yr, mentioned within the letter “due to some personal reasons and health issues it is becoming difficult for me to continue working in this position effectively.” “I am therefore tendering my resignation from the post of Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology with immediate effect,” he mentioned.

Earlier this month the Dean (interim) Science, Professor Subir Mukhopadhyay resigned from the publish alleging humiliation by the scholars’ union.

While VC Das mentioned he was busy in a gathering when contacted, the All Bengal University Teachers Association (JU unit) expressed concern over the “unprecedented anarchic situation when one dean after another is stepping down and the VC and Pro-VCs had recently expressed wish to quit but were prevailed upon.” Alleging {that a} part of college students are “unethically and illegally interfering into the semester exams and result publication process” and resorting to gherao of senior functionaries, ABUTA chief and senior varsity professor Goutam Maity demanded correct administrative motion on the difficulty.

Last week a piece of college students of engineering and know-how college had gheraoed the VC, Pro-VC and different prime officers for round 12 hours on the difficulty of complete, whole publication of closing semester outcomes after 11 months and taking the scholars into confidence in the whole course of.


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