Jamshedpur : The staff of the Kolhan University has refused to work in Chaibasa office after a group of miscreants assaulted Ganga Prasad Singh, the controller of examinations on Saturday in the campus at Chaibasa.
About 250 students entered into the office of the university, and thrashed Singh, made him wear a garland of shoes and paraded across the university and Tata College campus.
After the incident, the deans of various departments and other staff members have asked for proper security measures in the university campus. Without any boundary wall and proper security measure, the university staff are in fear. The vice-chancellor, R.P.P. Singh has approached the DIG Mohammad Nehal to provide policemen in the campus.
” The incident is a matter of great concern. Our staff are living in fear without safety. The incident yesterday is shameful. We have lodged an FIR against unidentified miscreants and we have also requested the administration to provide us safety,” said R.P.P. Singh.
The university will have the festive holidays from Sep 23 but the staff have refused to come even tomorrow for the incident. The university will now open on Oct 7.
“ We are ready to provide security. We already had a meeting today and we have lodged an FIR and we will now identify the miscreants and take necessary action against them. I have already spoken to the vice-chancellor about it,” said Mohammad Nehal, DIG, West Singhbhum.
The Kolhan University was established on August 13, 2009 with 14 Constituent Colleges and 12 Affiliated Colleges in geographical jurisdiction of East Singhbhum, West Singhbhum and Seraikela Kharswan District with more than 80,000 students strength. The university is in the area of tribal region.
Apart from conventional courses in UG and PG level including medical/ dental/ engineering/ law/ management/ education following vocational courses are running under the university.