The Orissa High Court has sought personal appearance of the Commissioner-cum-Secretary of Higher Education department and Director of Higher Education before it on November 3.
DUTA President Rajib Ray said that using the Student Society Fund for paying outstanding salaries of teaching and non-teaching staff is unacceptable.
It has been more than six months, students of college and universities are sitting at homes without even any online classes.
The Secretary of Higher Education Department had recently told the vice-chancellors of State-run universities to start online classes for their students from August 3.
Dhankhar has no authority to convene VCs' meet, govt did not endorse it: Bengal higher education dept
The department, however, asserted that Dhankhar does not have the right to call a meeting of vice-chancellors, as the West Bengal State Universities Rules of 2019 does not provide such provision.
‘‘This echoed the motive behind the CAA, which casts doubts on the status of all citizens in India.