Hamirpur: Professor Vinod Yadava, the director of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Hamirpur, has been terminated from service with immediate effect due to several complaints against him.
Prof Vinod Yadava had assumed the charge on March 23, 2018, for five years. However, following several complaints against him, his tenure has been cut short.
A committee headed by the chairman of the National Council for Teacher Education was constituted on July 13 to inquire into the state of affairs at the NIT. It was found that there is a prima-facie case against him under the provisions of the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education, and Research Act, 2007.
President Ram Nath Kovind has approved his termination with immediate effect. Lalit Awasthi, Director, Dr BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Jalandhar, will continue to hold the additional charge of the post of the Director, NIT, as per Ministry of Education order.