STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Close aide of Bangalore University VC to quit?

Published: 24th September 2012 10:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th September 2012 10:00 AM   |  A+A-

With the exit of Bangalore University (BU) Vice-Chancellor N Prabhu Dev imminent, officials close to him are also likely to follow suit. One of them, according to sources, is Special Officer (Exams) Syed Jamal.

Sources say that Jamal is making preparations to quit BU as Dr Prabhu Dev is all set to assume charge as chairman of the newly formed Karnataka Health System Commission (KHSC). A retired CET Cell officer, Jamal was brought in by Prabhu Dev in April 2009, two months after taking over as VC.

Although Jamal has not officially resigned, sources said that he is waiting for Prabhu Dev to receive official orders from the state government to join KSHC. “Jamal will have to go when the VC leaves. Around 7-8 people working with Jamal in the examination section are also expected to quit,” sources said.

A section of the Syndicate and BU Non-Teaching Staff Association had strongly opposed the continuation of Jamal as Special Officer (Exams). They alleged that he superseded the university staff in several critical exam-related decisions.

Registrar (Administration) B C Mylarappa said that he would call on Commissioner of PU Education and Executive Director of Karnataka Examinations Authority Chakravarthy Mohan to get a replacement for Jamal.

“I have heard that he (Jamal) is quitting. In that case, the examination section will be handicapped. I will visit KEA to get some officers to the university who can train existing staff, which Jamal has not done in three years,” Mylarappa said.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp