Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Teachers won't get revised pay
NEW DELHI: Professors, readers and lecturers at Central and state university and colleges are angry as the UGC committee headed by Prof. Chaddha has not submitted the report to the HRD ministry and the same has not issued any notification for revision of salary as per the sixth pay commission’s recommendation. Most government servants would be drawing revised salary on October 1 as per the sixth pay commission’s recommendations, but teachers would be drawing their salary as per the old scale. In a press interaction on 14th Sept. Prof. Chaddha clarified that the pay review commitee has completed its work and the report was to be written from the next week. Even after more than two weeks after that the report is nowhere. Fedration of central university teachers association(Fedcuta) and AIFUCTO, after a token protest have gone in hibernation . The teaching community is surprised that teacher's unions have maintained strict silence over that. Chaddha commitee's period to work is till 5th Oct.