The statement said that for the appointment of a 'visiting professor' in the university, the approval of the Academic Council has to be obtained and no such approval has been given in this case.
Several media houses had reported that students staged a demonstration at Banaras Hindu University on Tuesday opposing a proposal to make Nita Ambani a visiting professor.
Shubham Tiwari, one of the protesting students, said instead of Ambani, those who have set an example of women empowerment should be invited.
The seventh season of the ISL will conclude tonight with the title clash between Mumbai City FC and ATK Mohun Bagan in Margao, Goa.
Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani further urged all those employees eligible to get vaccinated under the government's COVID-19 vaccination programme to register quickly.