The Delhi Excessive Court docket has restrained Ambedkar College Delhi (AUD) from making common appointments to posts held by 39 workers who have been not too long ago stripped of their everlasting positions and put again on contract roles. The order comes after 34 of the 39 workers challenged the choice by AUD’s Board of Mana-gement (BoM) on February 3.
The Indian Express had reported Friday that AUD had put back on contract 39 of its regularised employees and stripped the Pro- Vice Chancellor (PVC) of his administrative role. The choice was taken on the premise of an enquiry by the Directorate of Increased Schooling (DHE).
In an order dated February 10, Justice V Kameshwar Rao mentioned “no common appointment to the posts on which the petitioners are working shall be made with out the depart of the Court docket”.
“Mr Rupal, realized counsel, states that by letter dated February 6, 2021, the character of the appointment of all of the petitioners has been modified to contractual. If that be so, the altering of the character of appointment of the petitioners as contractual shall be topic to the end result of this writ petition,” the order mentioned.
“If the petitioners succeed, they shall be entitled to all the advantages which they have been drawing as common workers although on probation,” it additional mentioned.
The HC has additionally made the DHE, by way of its secretary, a party-respondent within the case on the request of the college counsel. “Let amended memo of events be filed inside one week from at present. On the submitting of the identical, discover shall be issued to the newly added respondent. Counter affidavit be filed by the respondent-College inside six weeks. Rejoinder thereto, if any, be filed inside two weeks thereafter,” the order mentioned. The matter has now been listed for July 22.
When contacted earlier, AUD PR’s workplace had informed The Indian Express, “An enquiry was carried out at an applicable stage and irregularities have been present in these appointments. The enquiry report was positioned earlier than BoM in its assembly held on February 3. Accordingly, the choice was taken by the BoM.”
Director Increased Schooling Azimul Haque had additionally mentioned there was a “Supreme Court docket order which prohibits such regularisation and says it quantities to again door entry”.