STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: A joint meeting of J&K College Teachers Associations’ (CTA) Jammu and Kashmir wings was held here on Tuesday in which Presidents Prof D.S Manhas (Jammu Wing) and Prof Tariq Ashai (Kashmir Wing) discussed the recent order issued by the government regarding placement of Assistant Professors, Librarians and PTIs of Government Degree Colleges.
The demand of college teachers regarding the placement and promotion of college teachers in different AGPs was pending for a long time and the Higher Education Department has issued the orders of placement/promotion of college teachers vide order 83-HE of 2018 dated February 12, 2018.
The association members stated that about 350 Assistant Professors/ Librarians/PTIs of Government Degree Colleges have been placed in higher AGPs vide this order thereby benefiting the college teachers who were deprived of the placement for about more than three years now.
The association further stated that the orders for promotion of Assistant Professors in AGP of Rs 8,000 to Associate Professors in AGP Rs 9,000 is also under process and shall be issued very soon as the Higher Education Department has written to the PSC to fix the DPC meeting within two weeks time.
The association placed on record the positive contribution of Minister of Higher Education, Syed Altaf Bukhari and Principal Secretary, Higher Education Department Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon for resolving the long pending demand of college teachers.
Dr Anil Ganjoo General Secretary, Dr M.S Saini Vice President, Dr Twinkle Suri Vice President, Prof Rakesh Singh Publicity Secretary, Prof Narayan Dutt Organizing Secretary, Prof Hans Raj Treasurer, Dr Vishal Sharma, Dr Jagjit Singh Joint Treasurer, Dr. Ranjot, Dr Sanjay Kotwal, Prof Mala Bhasin, Dr Narinder Sharma and Prof Mohammad Saddiq, Prof Bashir Joint Secretaries, Dr Sandhya and Prof Shrikant Executive Members were also present.
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