Lack of key officials hits PU functioning

Kathmandu, January 3:

All infrastructure development works of the Purbanchal University (PU) have been pending due to non-appointment of key officials, a former vice-chancellor of the PU said at an interaction held today.

Addressing the interaction held by the Students’ Association of Purbanchal University (SAPU) and Students’ Club of Don Bosco College today to mark its 11th annual day, former vice-chancellor of the PU, Toran Bahadur Karki, said the appointments should not be delayed.

Speaking at the interaction, Minister for Education and Sports Prof Dr Mangal Siddhi Manandhar said, “The process of appointing officials is long and systematic.”

“We are going through the proper channel to find best candidates for the posts,” he said, adding, “The officials will be appointed very soon.”

Chuda Raj Dhakal, president of the SAPU, told this daily that they will give continuity to their protest to press for the appointment of university officials.

“The SAPU will come up with novel forms of protests, including the publication of a vacancy announcement in media.”