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JNU has cut library budget to one-fourth, claims students union

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The University Students' Union (JNUSU) on Friday alleged that the university has slashed its library budget from Rs 8 crore to less than Rs 2 crore and doesn't have funds to renew the subscription of e-journals, a for research.

The student body termed the a "farce" where these decisions were allegedly taken.

"In an extraordinary and surprising move through have provided a detailed chart for privatisation of through massive fund cuts i.e. Rs 8 crore to Rs 1.7 crore," said the union.

The veracity of fund cut claims could not be independently verified with the varsity authorities, who could not be contacted for their comment.

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First Published: Fri, November 16 2018. 23:16 IST
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