Punjab Governor asks PU to review fee hike
Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V P Singh Badnore on Friday asked Panjab University (PU) to review in a "holistic manner" all issues including the fee hike, over which students had clashed with the police on the campus.
Badnore held a meeting with University authorities, advisor to the administrator, Parimal Rai, Director General of Police, Chandigarh T S Luthra, in the wake of the clash which led to injuries to several students and policemen. The Governor sought input on the steps which could be taken to attend to the concerns of the students and the University, said a PU release here. "The Governor has desired that all issues relating to enhancement of the internal income of the University, including the Senate approved tuition fee hike, be reviewed in a holistic manner," said the release. When contacted, PU Vice Chancellor Arun Kumar Grover said the Governor asked about the varisity's income generation and fiscal situation in his over two-hour long meeting.