BS Reporter / Chandigarh June 18, 2009, 16:06 IST
The Punjab government has approved the implementation of UGC pay scales of teachers and equivalent cadres in universities and colleges in Punjab in the wake of the recommendations of Sixth Central Pay Commission.
A decision to this effect was taken here at a meeting of the Cabinet chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
Giving the details Chief Minister’s Media Advisor Harcharan Bains said this decision would be applicable to the teachers and equivalent cadres of Panjab University Chandigarh, Punjabi University, Patiala, Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, Punjab Agriculture University Ludhiana and Guru Angad Dev University of Veterinary Sciences Ludhiana along with Government colleges and government aided colleges.
In another significant decision, the Council of Ministers also approved the creation of 10,710 new posts in the government schools.