7th Pay Commission: Big trouble for teachers, other staff as this institution says can't generate funds
7th Pay Commission: UGC in its note has said that "the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission was dependent on Office Memorandum (OM) of January 13, 2017, that says that university should generate 30% of its fund through internal resources."
7th Pay Commission: The proposal of University Grants Commission (UGC) that has directed Delhi University to generate as much as 30% fund internally for effective implementation of the pay commission report recommendation has worried the administration. The reason behind it is that implementation of such a direction is going to be hard not just for the university, but all concerned with it, including the students. And its non-implementation or any delay will definitely have an effect on teachers and non-teaching staff of the university, who are eagerly waiting for implementation of the pay commission to reap the benefits of the salary hike.
In response to the direction, the executive council (EC), which is the highest body of the university, has decided to write to UGC that they cannot generate funds for the 7th Pay commission for teachers and non-teaching staff of the University. UGC in its note has said that "the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission was dependent on Office Memorandum (OM) of January 13, 2017, that says that university should generate 30% of its fund through internal resources."
After the meet at which the decision to write to the UGC was taken, Rajesh Jha, an EC member and a professor at Rajdhani College, said that generating funds of its own is a difficult task and it will lead to increase of fees, which means taking funds from students.
Absorb Ad-hoc teachers: During the meet, the EC members also demanded absorption of the ad-hoc teachers and to make them permanent employees of the University.
HEFA deferred: Amid the stormy scenes, the proposal on Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA) was also deferred at the meet. According to Jha, they need to discuss and debate on the draft of HEFA to understand it and accept it, Indian Express reported.
The proposed HEFA by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) asks the university to come up with proposals to take loans from the agency with due approval from the university finance committee and executive council.