Vikram University
Vikram University

In 2019-20 (academic session) a case of economic irregularity in the amount to be paid to the sports teams participating in various competitions has surfaced in the Vikram University (VU).

On Wednesday against the economic irregularities of lakhs allegedly committed by the director and office clerk of the University Sports Department, the managers of the sports teams scheduled to represent the university in the All India Inter University and Western Regional Inter University competitions in various sports competitions- submitted a memorandum addressed to the vice-chancellor. It was demanded that they illegally withheld payments to be released to them and action should be against the culprits.

Narendra Garg of Rajendra Jayantsen Suri College, Divyaratan Gautam of Nirmala College, Munnalal Mamodia of Mallkhab Association, football coach Nitesh Agastas and Dinesh Saini and cricket coach Nitin Srivastava informed that departmental clerk Deepak Dubey on the behest of director of University Sports Department Nishchal Yadav had provided the minimum amount from the estimated budget of each sports team on the pretext that the sports department has not received the full amount from the university yet.

Further, they asked the managers to take their respective teams and promised that prompt payment will be made to them on actual on their return. But upon the return the college officials found that the university had made advance payments to the departmental clerk with the consent of the director of the sports department even before the sports team left Ujjain.

According to team managers, they have been demanding their dues from the departmental clerk and the director, to no avail.

They have also submitted a memorandum to the Vice Chancellor asking him as to when and how much the estimated amount of each sports team was released by the university? What amount was provided to the administrator of each sports team leaving the sports department? Why the director of the Sports Department and the departmental clerk did not give the full amount to the administrator even after receiving the full amount in advance from the university? However, they are yet to receive any response from the university yet.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

Free Press Journal