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Latest News about UGC submitted its reports to MHRD; Now UGC pay hike FEDCUTA opposes promotion based on students evaluation
The FEDCUTA Association demanded that promotion to professorship in colleges of Central Universities must be introduced, on the line of the Government's policy to grant three promotions in one's career.

It also demanded that readers, associate professors and lecturers, who were in the pre-revised scale of 12000-18300, must be placed in the pay band 4 instead of PB 3 as recommended by the UGC appointed Chadha Committee.

In a statement, FEDCUTA president A N Misra said the existing four-tier structure--lecturer, lecturer in senior scale, reader and professor--should not be disturbed and accordingly the hierarchies sought to be introduced among professors and readers should be scrapped. [sticky tag: All latest updates can be seen from bolmamasite visit..]

He said the parity of librarian and computer professionals with that of pay scale, retirement age, study leave and entitlement due to research must be provided for.

He said the Association will be forced to agitate if these issues are not resolved amicably
The higher scale recommended are for lecturers in senior scale and selection scale and readers in selection grade. “These grades will bring teachers at par with bureaucrats,” a UGC official said. Increase in pay structure was done by UGC following a representation of Federation of Central Universities Teacher’s Association Federation of Central Universities Teachers Association (FEDCUTA). UGC chadda Committee discussions by reader's and professors.

In a report submitted to the HRD Ministry this week, the UGC has agreed with the committe’s recommendations that the Centre should foot the entire bill of the increase in pay scales of teachers of state universities for the first five years. Thereafter, for another five years it should bear 50 per cent of expenses of the state universities, the UGC has recommended.

Till now, the Centre used to pay for 80 per cent of the extra burden. But, even after that many states failed to implement UGC pay scales for university and college teachers.

“To prevent any such a situation we have recommended that the Centre should pay the entire cost of implementing the new pay scales,” a UGC official said. But, the ministry, which would discuss the new pay structure may face a problem of getting a clearance from the Finance Ministry to foot the bill.

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The government may not be willing to bear the entire cost as it would lead to huge burden on the Central exchequer and will absolve the state from its responsibility to share the higher salary of its employees, a government official told HT.reports HT

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