New Delhi. President Ram Nath Kovind in his capacity as Visitor of the Delhi University (DU) places Vice-Chancellor Professor Yogesh Tyagi under suspension with immediate effect and orders enquiry into allegations of dereliction of duties against him. Yogesh Tyagi was appointed as Vice-Chancellor of University of Delhi on March 10, 2016.
President said, “All the orders issued by or issued with the approval of Yogesh Tyagi, Vice-Chancellor, University of Delhi, during period of his absence on medical ground after Pro Vice Chancellor P.C. Joshi assumed the charge of Vice Chancellor on July 17, 2020, are set aside and to be treated as null and void.”
P.C. Joshi, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Delhi has been appointed to act as Vice-Chancellor during the period of suspension/ absence of Yogesh Tyagi, Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi.
Tyagi was reportedly admitted in AIIMS New Delhi in 1st week of July 2020 for emergency surgery. Since then he has not attended the office and is absenting himself from official duties. He has neither sought any leave nor informed the Executive Council as per requirement contained in provision, read the notice. He has also not attended the office regularly since January.