The NSUI submitted a memorandum to the HPU Examination Controller on Wednesday to apprise him of the problems of the students. The NSUI state vice-president alleged that the HPU administration was collecting money from common students by inviting applications with a fee ranging from Rs 1,200 to Rs 2000, but jobs were being given on political considerations. The application fee should be fixed at Rs 500 and women candidates should be exempted from paying the fee.
Language teachers seek TGT tag
The Himachal State Sanskrit Teachers Council met Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and Education Minster Govind Thakur in connection with their demands for the grant of TGT designation to Shastri and language teachers. The delegation, comprising around 50 persons, was led by council’s state president Manoj Shail.
Teachers for revised pay scales
The All University Teachers Association on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the government to release the pay scales recommended by the Seventh Pay Commission. They urged the goverment to also give the revised pay scales to the university teachers, as per the recommendations of the UGC. “The UGC scales have been implemented in most states and the government should take immediate decision,” said association executive member Kulbhushan Chandel and member secretary Dr Joginder Saklani.