Study leave benefits of teachers cannot be revoked on ground of pending disciplinary proceedings under UGC Regulations: Calcutta High Court

The Court added that, as per Clause 8.2. (xiii) (d) of the UGC Regulations, it is only when a teacher is dismissed from service that he is liable to refund leave salary and other allowances and expenses.
Justice Kausik Chanda and Calcutta High Court
Justice Kausik Chanda and Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court recently ruled that the University Grants Commission Regulations, 2018 (UGC Regulations) do not allow universities governed by it to withdraw study leave granted to teachers on account of disciplinary proceedings contemplated or initiated against them [Shri Rajesh KV Alias Rajesh Kaleerakath Venugopal v. Visva-Bharati and others]

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