Tribune news service

Amritsar, October 13th

A 15-member delegation from the Non-Government Aided Colleges Management Federation (NGCMF), Punjab, and Chandigarh, led by NGCMF President Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina, met Education Minister Pargat Singh in Chandigarh and briefed him on various issues at the Aided Colleges in Punjab and Chandigarh.

The NGCMF, a non-political and non-religious organization of 142 non-governmental university administrations in Punjab and Chandigarh, has recently faced a number of recent challenges.

The delegation called for the immediate abolition of the 75% deficit subsidy of the aid scheme and the restoration of the old 95% subsidy for the aid scheme for all categories of teachers. Other issues that were addressed included the payment of gratuities, the redemption of deserved vacation and the CPF through the 95% grant in the grant scheme, the settlement of outstanding scholarships for SC students in one installment, the withdrawal of the decision, Appoint DPI candidates to the executive committees. during the meeting.

Chinna said Pargat mentioned that increasing higher education was the top priority of the current state government and that they would open-heartedly address any pending administrative and financial problems of the universities it supports.

Other topics up for discussion were filling apprenticeships, regular reviews of teaching posts and non-teaching at universities, the logical reservation policy, uniformity in admissions, examination and curriculum in the state run 3. Universities, the exemption from motor vehicles -Tax on vehicles owned by colleges to transport students to their respective colleges.

PCCTU aims for 7th salary commission

Meanwhile, a Punjab and Chandigarh College Teacher’s Union (PCCTU) delegation from Amritsar also met Pargat Singh and discussed their long-pending demands, including the introduction of the Seventh Pay Commission’s wages, the repeal of the UGC scale and the Service Security Act. Pargat Singh said the government was taking university professors’ problems and demands seriously.