A senior Goa University professor was suspended for his involvement in irregularities related to finances of the university which were to be used for hosting national conference in 2010. This action was taken against Head and Dean of commerce faculty, B Ramesh, after the high level inquiry was done by the university.
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"Ramesh, Head and Dean of Commerce Faculty, has been suspended after irregularities were found in the accounts of 63rd All-India Commerce Conference organized in October 2010 by him," a senior varsity official said today.
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A high-level inquiry was initiated by the University after the alleged professor failed in providing the audited accounts related to conference. The accounts were furnished later and were full of irregularities. The official said," The university had sanctioned Rs 5 lakh for hosting the meet, while Ramesh was allowed to mobilize rest of the amount through sponsorships from donors."
He further said," Ramesh failed to furnish audited accounts of the conference even five years after it was organized. The university instructed him to give the audited account in 2015 which he did within a month."
The auditor in charge of verifying the accounts found several serious irregularities in the details provided by the professor as a result
of which an explanation was sought from the from him for the same. Based on the auditor's report and unsatisfactory explanation by the professor, Executive Committee of the University decided to suspend the professor.