DUSU donates Rs 1 lakh to PM-CARES fund

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Delhi University Students’ Union, here on Sunday, announced a Rs 1 lakh donation from the DUSU’s annual fund to the ‘PM-CARES’ fund to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

It also urged affiliated college unions and student representatives of all the universities to make contributions to the PM-CARES fund.
DUSU President Akshit Dahiya held an ‘executive council meeting’ to discuss the issues plaguing students amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The DUSU executive council passed a resolution hailing citizens, especially the youth, for responding to the Prime Minister’s clarion call and following the lockdown guidelines.
“The DUSU thanks the frontline warriors in this fight against coronavirus. We recognise the exemplary efforts of doctors, paramedical staff, policemen, cleaning and sanitation staff, bank employees and government officials in the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” it said in a statement.
Condemning the Tabligi Jamaat, it said, “The health of all citizens has been put at risk by this group. The DUSU demands thorough investigation and strict action against all those involved in this conspicuously inspired super spreading.”
The DUSU executive council has also decided to form five panels, each comprising seven representatives, to look into the issues, like semester examinations, university entrance procedure, evaluation, syllabus reforms, and review committee.