The Nationwide Fee for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) has issued summons to the director of IIT-Kanpur and the top of its aerospace engineering division following allegations newly appointed school member was harassed by some senior professors.
“The NCSC has requested me and HoD Prof AK Ghosh to seem in individual earlier than the fee’s Delhi workplace on April 10 to clarify the roles of college members who allegedly harassed the assistant professor,” mentioned IIT Kanpur director, Prof Manindra Agarwal.
“We’ve determined to submit all related info, together with the complainant’s e-mail, the findings of a high-level fact-finding committee and the minutes of the assembly of the board of governors,” Agarwal added.
Elaborating on the case, Agarwal mentioned a college member, who had joined the institute as assistant professor within the aerospace engineering division in January, had alleged that he confronted harassment from 5 seniors.
“He had written a strongly worded e-mail to me and the top of the aerospace engineering division, , Prof AK Ghosh, drawing our consideration in the direction of the matter. It prompted to me to represent a high-level fact-finding committee beneath Prof Vinay Pathak, the vice-chancellor of Abdul Kalam Technical College (AKTU),” Agarwal added.
Prima facie, the fees levelled in opposition to the accused professors had been discovered to be true and the inquiry committee submitted the findings over per week in the past, Agarwal mentioned. He, nevertheless, acknowledged formal committee has not been constituted up to now to probe the fees correctly.