Wildlife institute loses funding for chief

From ANIMAL PEOPLE, April 2004:

DEHRA DUN, India–The Wildlife Institute of India, formed
by the government of India in 1982 to train wildlife managers and
field biologists, and designated the South/Southeast Asia regional
training center for UNESCO staff, “has been without a fulltime
director for so long that the post has been deemed abolished” under a
federal law meant to prevent agencies from collecting funding for
“ghost” positions, the Times of India reported in January 2004.
The institute has been leaderless for nearly two years, the
Times of India indicated, because of internal conflict, including a
court case among faculty members over “the rules of consultancy money

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