The college authorities appointed Professor within the division of regulation, Varinder Kaushik as new Registrar and introduced to carry the syndicate assembly and finance assembly on Monday.
The members of Punjabi University Teachers Union (PUTA), a Class Officers Association and B and C Class Association of Punjabi University Patiala continued for the fifteenth consecutive day on Thursday over their calls for together with the appointment of common Vice-Chancellor. The PUTA members additionally protested in opposition to the appointment of the new Registrar on Thursday.
PUTA President Nishan Singh Deol strongly condemned the undue delay in resolving the problems pertaining to the workers of Punjabi University, Patiala and stated that the non-attendance of the appearing Vice-Chancellor on the college is the key purpose for this delay although on Thursday VC marked her presence within the college. Nishan Singh stated that the college is in want of a daily Vice-Chancellor.
He demanded that the method of appointment of common Vice-Chancellor must be accomplished on the earliest and along with already introduced grant of Rs. 90 crore, the state authorities shall launch a further one time grant of Rs. 300 crore. He additionally demanded that the month-to-month grant of the college must be enhanced to at the very least Rs. 30 crore.
Notably, round 42 lecturers have given mass resignation up to now few days from their further administrative posts together with 28 lecturers submitted their resignation from further posts on March 25 whereas 14 extra resigned on March 30. Deol stated that this places an enormous query mark on the working type of the present vice-chancellor and in such a case, the Vice-Chancellor ought to resign on ethical grounds.
PUTA has rejected the 20-level guidelines issued by the Vice-Chancellor. They additionally unanimously handed a decision on Wednesday to oppose the new workforce to be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor to exchange the resigning lecturers.
A Class Officers Association President Gurinder Pal Singh Babbi stated, “Due to the incompetence of the present administration even after the issuance of promotion letters the employees were not getting the due benefits. Such injustice is happening to every category of employees belonging to the university. The three elected organizations of the University are waging a common struggle to fight this injustice and this struggle will continue till the demands are met.”
The PUTA members stated that the tenure of adhoc, work cost, contract workers has not been prolonged but and even after the High Court has issued orders for extension of tenure, however the Vice-Chancellor has not issued the required orders concerning these extensions. They stated that on account of this delay a big part of the workers had not been paid their salaries for a number of months.