Rajasthan to implement 7th CPC recommendations for college teachers in 'few days'

Rajasthan to implement 7th CPC recommendations for college teachers in 'few days'
Abhay Anand | Sep 25, 2018 - 3:21 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 25: Rajasthan Government has announced to implement the seventh pay commission (CPC) recommendations for the college teachers in couple of days. College teachers have been demanding its implementation as some of the states have already started to disburse the arrears.

The state government’s move is also being seen as an attempt to bring the academic community into its fold, as Rajasthan will be going for polls by the end of this year.

Kiran Maheshwari, Higher Education Minister making the announcement said that seventh pay commission recommendations would be implemented for college teachers in a couple of days. She was speaking at the 2nd Higher Education Human Resource Conclave.

Maheshwari also unveiled the state government’s Vision Document- 2022, to boost the state's higher education sector. She said that Centre has allocated Rs. 353 crore under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) to develop college infrastructure.

The vision document announces the opening of two new universities, 32 new degree colleges at unserved headquarters, the opening of 14 new girls’ degree colleges aiming to remove spatial and gender inequity. To address teachers shortage the document outlines opening of 50 new B.Ed colleges in unserved tehsils, setting up of five new engineering colleges, five new polytechnics by 2022.


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