Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi has constituted a high-level committee to probe the alleged financial irregularities in the Dibrugarh University.
The Committee will look into the alleged financial irregularities committed by suspended Dibrugarh University Vice Chancellor Ranjit Kumar Tamuli.
The high-level committee will inquire into financial transaction and allegations of corruption, indiscipline, misuse of funds and powers of the University during the last five years.
The three-member committee will be headed by former Judge of Gauhati High Court – Indira Shah as its Chairersn, with Professor MP Bezbaruah of Gauhati University as member secretary and Senior Accounts Officer (Retd) of the Office of Principal Accountant General Dilip Kumar Dutta as its member.
The committee will also focus on the complaints received by the Governor from Dibrugarh University Teachers Association, Dibrugarh University Officers Association, Dibrugarh University Employees Association, Lahowal BJP MLA Rituparna Baruah, alleging gross financial anomalies and misappropriation of funds by Tamuli, and the report of a fact-finding committee constituted in this matter.
“The Governor is also of the view that all aspects of management of Dibrugarh University especially financial matters spanning last five years need to be brought within the purview of the inquiry,” said a statement from the Raj Bhawan.
Earlier on February 11, the Governor suspended the vice chancellor Tamuli with immediate effect over allegations of financial irregularities and misuse of public fund.