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We demand, AP and Telangana Governments to regularise Services of Temporary Lecturers working in Aided Colleges in both the Telugu States. M.YADAGIRI Advisor, A.P Aided Degree College Lecturers'Association

Sunday, March 5, 2017

UGC panel recommends scrapping ad-hoc, temporary appointments of teachers


UGC panel recommends scrapping ad-hoc, temporary appointments of teachers


education Updated: Mar 04, 2017


Neelam Pandey
Hindustan Times, New Delhi

A panel set up by the University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended scrapping ad-hoc and temporary appointments of teachers across universities.

UGC’s pay review committee, which was formed last year and is headed by UGC member VS Chauhan, has also suggested that pay of teachers should be in accordance with the seventh central pay commission, which means the overall salary of teachers would also go up if the suggestion is accepted by the human resource development (HRD) ministry.

The recommendation is good news for aspiring professors as central universities may have to appoint over 6,000 teachers.

Of the total 17,006 teaching posts in various UGC-funded central universities, 6,080 were lying vacant on October 1, 2016, according to official data. This includes 911 vacancies in University of Delhi (DU).


Major recommendations

·         Teachers to be given pay and allowances in accordance with the Seventh Pay commission recommendation.

·         Higher educational institutions cannot stay without leadership at any point in time.

·         Top 1% of NET qualifiers to be posted as assistant professors.

·         Introduction of vice-principal “Grade 1 or II Principal” depending upon the size of the college.

·         Qualified individuals to be able to make direct entry at both associate and professor levels.

·         Setting up an educational tribunal to deal with grievances related to higher educational institutions.

·         Any college seeking funds from central/state government/UGC to have NAAC accreditation of minimum grade B.

Welcoming UGC’s recommendation, senior professor and PRO of Allahabad University (AU) Yogeshwar Tiwari said discontinuing temporary postings would help the university fill vacant posts. AU currently has 525 vacant posts.

Appointment of permanent lecturers is also likely to improve teaching standards as ad-hoc professors usually keep switching colleges because of which there is a gap in the assessment of a student’s academic progression. “Certain subjects are not taught due to lack of specialist faculty at times. In many cases, existing teachers are burdened with additional work...” said a DU professor.

The committee, has also suggested linking grants to universities to the vacant posts filled by them.

                                                                              M.YADAGIRI
                                                                                 Secretary
                                                      Federation of College Teachers' Associations
                                                                               Hyderabad.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

UGC pay hike plan


New Delhi, Feb. 22: 

The UGC today recommended a 20 per cent pay hike for university and
college teachers.

A performance-linked promotion system has been suggested with stress on research.
The retirement age will remain unchanged at 65.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Seventh Central Pay Commission and UGC Pay Review Committee recommendations

Updated on February 23, 2017

UGC has cleared the report submitted by the Pay Revision Committee constituted to review pay and other service conditions on June 9, 2016 under the chairmanship of Professor Chauhan. PRC was asked to submit its report to HRD ministry within six months from the date of its formation. Committee has recommended a 20 percent hike in the salaries of university and college teachers.Salient features of the recommendations are listed below.

·         New salaries should be paid with retrospective effect from January 2016

·         A multiplication factor of 2.72 will be applied to the basic salary and AGP for pay fixation

·         A performance linked promotion system has been suggested with emphasis on research

·         There is no change in the retirement age

Since 7th CPC has abolished pay band and grade pay and subsumed grade pay in pay scales using different fitment factors.Recommendations of 7th CPC appears genuine to a great extent but should be looked into seriously if anomaly exists there in the pay scales of teachers. What was expected from the UGC pay review was clear to a great extent and it would be discussed below point wise in the light of 7th CPC recommendations.

Structure of revised UGC pay package (5th CPC to 6th CPC)

1. Group A Entry Level posts including Assistant Professor, Assistant Librarian, College Librarian, Assistant Director of Physical Education and College Director of Physical Education were revised from Rs 8000-13500 (pre-revised V SCPC scale) to Rs 15600-39100 with Rs 6000 AGP.

2. Group A - One Level Up Posts including Assistant Professor, formerly Lecturer (Senior Scale), Assistant Librarian (SS), College Librarian (SS)/Assistant Director of Ph. Education (SS), College Director (PHE, SS) place in the V CPC in the pre-revised pay scale of Rs 10,000-15200 were placed in the revised pay scale of Rs 15600-39100 in the AGP of Rs 7000.

3. Group A - Two Level Up Posts comprising readers and lecturers (SG)/DY DPE/Assist. DPE (SPG) with less than 3 years of service placed in the pre-revised 5th CPC of Rs 12000-18300/- were placed in the 6th CPC revised scale of Rs 15600-39100 in the AGP of Rs 8000.

4. Group A -Three Level Up Posts comprising readers and lecturers (SG)/DY DPE/Assist. DPE (SPG) with less than 3 years of service placed in the pre-revised 5th CPC of Rs 12000-18300/- were placed in the 6th CPC revised scale of Rs 37400-67000 in the AGP of Rs 9000.

5. Professors/Principals of PG Colleges/Librarians (Universities)/Director of PHE & registrars: These incumbants were placed in 16400-22400 in the 5th CPC pre-revised scales and were placed in Pay Band IV (Rs 37400-67000) with AGP of Rs 10000.


Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Representations submitted by our Associations to the UGC Scales of Pay Revision Committee

 HYDERABAD
21-10-2016

WE HAVE SUBMITTED OUR

TELANGANA AIDED COLLEGE TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION

A.P AIDED DEGREE COLLEGE LECTURERS' ASSOCIATION

REPRESENTATIONS

TO
THE UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION,

UGC PAY REVISION COMMITTEE,  ON 20TH OCTOBER, 2016 AT PUNE, 
MHAHARASTRA

HIGH LIGHTED NUMBER OF ISSUES CONCERNED TO TEACHERS OF BOTH
THE TELUGU STATES AND DEMANDED A CLEAR RECOMMENDATION ON
REVISION OF PAY SCALES TO THE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGE TEACHERS.

M.YADAGIRI
Chairman
Telangana Aided College Teachers' Association (TACTA)

Representation submitted by our Association to the UGC Scales of Pay Revision Committee

 HYDERABAD
21-10-2016

WE HAVE SUBMITTED OUR

TELANGANA AIDED COLLEGE TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION

A.P AIDED DEGREE COLLEGE LECTURERS' ASSOCIATION

REPRESENTATIONS

TO THE UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION, SCALES OF
PAY REVISION COMMITTEE,  ON 20TH OCTOBER, 2016 AT PUNE, 
MHAHARASTRA

HIGH LIGHTED NUMBER OF ISSUES CONCERNED TO TEACHERS OF BOTH
THE TELUGU STATES AND DEMANDED A CLEAR RECOMMENDATION ON
REVISION OF PAY SCALES TO THE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGE TEACHERS.

M.YADAGIRI
Chairman
Telangana Aided College Teachers' Association (TACTA)

Representations submitted by our Associations to the UGC Scales of Pay Revision Committee

 HYDERABAD
21-10-2016

WE HAVE SUBMITTED OUR

TELANGANA AIDED COLLEGE TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION

A.P AIDED DEGREE COLLEGE LECTURERS' ASSOCIATION

REPRESENTATIONS

TO
THE UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION,

UGC PAY REVISION COMMITTEE,  ON 20TH OCTOBER, 2016 AT PUNE, 
MHAHARASTRA

HIGH LIGHTED NUMBER OF ISSUES CONCERNED TO TEACHERS OF BOTH
THE TELUGU STATES AND DEMANDED A CLEAR RECOMMENDATION ON
REVISION OF PAY SCALES TO THE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGE TEACHERS.

M.YADAGIRI
Chairman
Telangana Aided College Teachers' Association (TACTA)