Dental college Principal suspended for fraud and corruption
Principal of Inderprastha dental college Dr Pankaj Dutta has been suspeded. Dutta was serving as the principal of Indraprastha Dental College in Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, (UP) since 2006.
“We have suspended Dr Pankaj Dutta because we found that he was illegally getting the college approved from the DCI official. We suspect that he was involved in corruption Moreover, he did not have ample experience to hold the post of a principal. We have also issued showcause notice to two doctors (Dr PK Maheswari, Dr YC Shrivastava) who were inspectors during his recruitment,”
O.P. Singh, registrar of Chaudhary Charan Singh University, said. According to DCI regulations, a person should have at least five years experience to become a professor and subsequently a principal.
His name is seen on college website on 4 Dec. 2013. LINK Dr Dutta pic is below
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