Interviews for the post of Principal for Swami Shraddhanand College stand cancelled as Deputy Chief Minister states violation of norms as the reason.
On Friday, 28th February 2020, interviews scheduled on 1st March 2020 for the post of Principal, Swami Shraddhanand College were cancelled.
The cancellation is stated to be directed by Deputy Chief Minister, Mr. Manish Sisodia to Delhi University Vice Chancellor, Mr. Yogesh Tyagi, citing violation of norms.
A notice dated 25th February 2020 was available on the college website. It stated the list of 20 shortlisted candidates who were called for the interview on 1st March 2020 at 10 a.m. in the International Guest House, North Campus. The applications for the post were in response to the Advertisement No. SSN College/ Principal/ Advt./ 2019 dated as 6th October, 2019.
Manish Sisodia, in a letter to Yogesh Tyagi said, “It is to inform that the appointment has to be made in accordance to norms. It is requested that the interview should not be conducted in the absence of a properly conducted governing body.”
“Hence, the interview fixed for selection of principal on March 1 must be cancelled immediately”, said Sisodia, in his letter.
Response from Yogesh Tyagi and Delhi University authorities could not be garnered. This report will be updated as and when a statement from them becomes available.