Students write to VC on teachers skipping classes
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Students write to VC on teachers skipping classes

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The Vice-chancellor of Delhi University Mr. Dinesh Singh for the first time in the history of the university had an interaction with the students. From all across the colleges and departments over 1000 students voiced their concern over absentee teachers. The students posed tough questions to the VC on absentee teachers, lack of basic amenities and security. They also raised the problem of inadequate infrastructure and security for women students. During his interaction on January 31, the students were also asked to fill up a feedback form. According to officials, the university administration received over a 1,200 feedback forms of which nearly 1,000 raised the issues of absenteeism among teachers and inadequate infrastructure. In the feedback forms, the students complained about how the class work was completely disrupted due to teachers' non-cooperation as well as the crumbling infrastructure in many colleges. They explained in detail how everything right from the classroom to libraries to laboratories was lacking proper infrastructure. Singh later said that the university did receive feedback forms in which students raised concerns over absenteeism, inadequate infrastructure and security for girls. This is a learning experience for the administration and at least they have initiated a process of dialogue. He met over a 1,000 teachers as well there after and he feel follow-up dialogues will help address most of the concerns.

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