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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 6609
ANSWERED ON:  06.05.2015
FINANCIAL IRREGULARITIES
UDIT RAJ
Will the Minister of



HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-




(a) whether the Vice-Chancellor of University of Delhi has been found guilty of diverting over Rs. 100 crore from the OBC expansion grant towards purchase of laptops distributed under the Four Year Undergra- duate Programme (FYUP);

(b) if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether the University Grants Commission`s (UGC) Satyam Committee was constituted by the Government in this regard and if so, the details and the findings thereof; and

(d) whether any investigation has been conducted by the Government in this regard and if so, the action taken/being taken against those found guilty?


ANSWER


MINISTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (SMT. SMRITI ZUBIN IRANI)

(a) to (d): A ‘Show Cause Notice’ has been served on the Vice-Chancellor, University of Delhi in respect of certain irregularities, including pur- chase of laptops by diversion of funds received from UGC for implemen- tation of reservation policy for Other Backward Classes (OBC) on the basis of the Fact Finding Committee constituted by UGC under the Chair- manship of Shri S.S. Sathyam.

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